Korn

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested as den Korne in 1542. Derived from the hydronym Korn.

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Korn n

  1. A hamlet in Altena, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands.

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kɔrn/, [kɔʁn], [kɔɐ̯n], [kɔːn]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German korn, from Old High German korn, from Proto-West Germanic *korn, from Proto-Germanic *kurną, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵr̥h₂nóm.

Noun[edit]

Korn n (strong, genitive Kornes or Korns, plural Körner, diminutive Körnchen n or Körnlein n)

  1. (countable) kernel; single grain
  2. (countable, firearms) bead (knob on a gun barrel used for aiming)
  3. (uncountable) cereal; corn; grain (type of plant and its fruit)
    Synonym: Getreide
  4. (uncountable, dated or regional) rye (as the commonest kind of grain in German-speaking Europe)
    Synonym: Roggen
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Etymology 2[edit]

Shortened from Kornbrand, which full form is now rare.

Noun[edit]

Korn m (strong, genitive Korns, plural Korne)

  1. Korn (liquor)
    Synonym: Klarer
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Etymology 3[edit]

Cognate with Luxembourgish Kuer.

Proper noun[edit]

Korn f (proper noun, genitive Korn)

  1. Chiers (river)
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Further reading[edit]

  • Korn” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Hunsrik[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German and Old High German korn, from Proto-West Germanic *korn.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Korn n (plural Kerner, diminutive Kernche)

  1. kernel

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Plautdietsch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German and Old Saxon korn, from Proto-West Germanic *korn.

Noun[edit]

Korn m

  1. corn