cerna

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See also: Cerna, cérna, and černá

French[edit]

Verb[edit]

cerna

  1. third-person singular past historic of cerner

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Galician[edit]

cerne ("heartwood") and sámago ("sapwood")

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Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from Suevic, from Proto-Germanic *kernô (kernel). Confer Icelandic, Faroese, Old Norse kjarni (kernel, core).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈθɛɾna̝/, (western) /ˈsɛɾna̝/

Noun[edit]

cerna f (plural cernas)

  1. heartwood
    Synonym: durame
    • 1418, Ángel Rodríguez González (ed.), Libro do Concello de Santiago (1416-1422). Santiago de Compostela: Consello da Cultura Galega, page 112:
      por quatro levuas de çerna que mercastes a Fernan Peres, toneleiro
      because of four loads of heartwood that you bought from Fernán Pérez, barrel-maker
    • 1474, Antonio López Ferreiro (ed.), Galicia Histórica. Colección diplomática. Santiago: Tipografía Galaica, page 74:
      Iten, preçaron duas grades e hun chedeiro e dous temoos de cerna, a parte dos menores em quorenta :XL -? maravedis
      Item, they appraised two grates, a cart's bed and two shafts of heartwood, the part corresponding to the kids, 40 coins
  2. (figuratively) core, essence
    Synonyms: miolo, núcleo

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References[edit]

  • çerna” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • cerna” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • cerna” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • cerna” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay cerna, possibly from Sanskrit जीर्ण (jīrṇa, digest)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /t͡ʃər.na/
  • Hyphenation: cêr‧na

Adjective[edit]

cêrna

  1. digested

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

cerna

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of cernere
  2. second-person singular present subjunctive of cernere
  3. third-person singular present subjunctive of cernere
  4. third-person singular imperative of cernere