Korn

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

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

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

Shortened from Kornbrand, which full form is now rare.

Noun[edit]

Korn m (genitive Korns, plural Korne)

  1. Korn (liquor)
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Etymology 3[edit]

Cognate with Luxembourgish Kuer.

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Korn f

  1. Chiers (river)
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Korn m

  1. corn