corann

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish corann, from Latin corona (crown).

Noun[edit]

corann f (genitive coirne, plural coirneacha)

  1. tonsure
  2. Alternative spelling of coróin

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

corann

  1. Alternative genitive singular of cora (weir)

References[edit]


Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin corona (crown).

Noun[edit]

corann f (ā-stem)

  1. tonsure, crown of the head
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 11c10
      "cen chorin" glosses uelato capite
  2. crown
    • c. 875, Milan Glosses on the Psalms, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 7–483, Ml. 24a6
      "innacorne" glosses in modum coronæ

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • "corann" in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.