rann

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish rann.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rann (plural ranns)

  1. A stanza of Irish poetry.
    • 1922, James Joyce, Ulysses:
      Our greatest living phonetic expert (wild horses shall not drag it from us!) has left no stone unturned in his efforts to delucidate and compare the verse recited and has found it bears a striking resemblance (the italics are ours) to the ranns of ancient Celtic bards.

German[edit]

Verb[edit]

rann

  1. First-person singular preterite of rinnen.
  2. Third-person singular preterite of rinnen.

Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

rann

  1. Romanization of 𐍂𐌰𐌽𐌽

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse rann, from Proto-Germanic *razną.

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Noun[edit]

rann n (genitive singular ranns, nominative plural rönn)

  1. (poetic) house, home

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish rann.

Noun[edit]

rann m (genitive rainn, nominative plural rainn)

  1. (poetry) quatrain
  2. (poetry) stanza, verse
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish rann.

Noun[edit]

rann m (genitive rainn, nominative plural rannta)

  1. (literary) party, side (in a dispute)
  2. (literary, in the plural) adherents, partisans, confederates
  3. (mathematics) partition
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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish rann.

Noun[edit]

rann m (genitive rainn, plural rannan)

  1. part, section, portion
  2. verse, stanza, rhyme

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Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

rann

  1. past tense of rinna.