corona

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin corōna (garland, crown), from Ancient Greek κορώνη (korōnē, garland, wreath).

Noun[edit]

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corona (plural coronas or coronae or coronæ)

  1. A crown or garland bestowed among the Romans as a reward for distinguished services.
  2. (astronomy) The luminous plasma atmosphere of the Sun or other star, extending millions of kilometres into space, most easily seen during a total solar eclipse,
  3. (biology) Any crown-like appendage of a plant or animal.
  4. (electricity) corona discharge

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin corōna.

Noun[edit]

corona f (plural corones)

  1. crown (decorative headgear)

Etymology 2[edit]

see the verb coronar.

Verb[edit]

corona

  1. Third-person singular present indicative form of coronar.
  2. Second-person singular imperative form of coronar.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin corōna.

Noun[edit]

corona f (plural corone)

  1. crown (of a king, pope etc) (also of a tooth)
  2. coronet
  3. wreath
  4. corona (of a star etc)

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corona

  1. third-person singular present indicative of coronare
  2. second-person singular imperative of coronare

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κορώνη (korōnē, garland, wreath).

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Noun[edit]

corōna f (genitive corōnae); first declension

  1. A garland, chaplet or wreath; presented to athletes, the gods, or the dead.
    • c. 254 BCE – 184 BCE, Plautus, Menaechmi 3.1.16
      sed quid ego video? Menaechmus cum corona exit foras
      But why do I see Menaechmus here? He's coming out of doors with a chaplet on?
  2. A crown.
    • c. 254 BCE – 184 BCE, Plautus, Menaechmi 5.5.38
      at ego te sacram coronam surrupuisse Iovi scio
      And I know that you stole the sacred crown of Jupiter.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative corōna corōnae
genitive corōnae corōnārum
dative corōnae corōnīs
accusative corōnam corōnās
ablative corōnā corōnīs
vocative corōna corōnae

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Old Provençal[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin corōna.

Noun[edit]

corona f (oblique plural coronas, nominative singular corona, nominative plural coronas)

  1. crown

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin corōna (crown), from Ancient Greek κορώνη (korōnē, garland, wreath).

Noun[edit]

corona f (plural coronas)

  1. crown
  2. (of a star) corona

Verb[edit]

corona

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of coronar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of coronar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of coronar.