coróin

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin corōna (garland, crown), from Ancient Greek κορώνη (korṓnē, garland, wreath). Doublet of corann.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

coróin f (genitive singular corónach or coróine, nominative plural corónacha)

  1. crown
  2. (anatomy) crown (of tooth)
  3. corona
  4. (numismatics) crown, krone

Declension[edit]

Alternative declension:

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
coróin choróin gcoróin
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • corann” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • "coróin" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Franz Nikolaus Finck, 1899, Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, 164.
  2. ^ E. C. Quiggin, A Dialect of Donegal, page 33, § 78.
  • “coróin” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.