corann

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish corann, from Latin corōna (crown). Doublet of coróin

Noun[edit]

corann f (genitive singular coirne, nominative plural coirneacha)

  1. tonsure
  2. crown

Derived terms[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

corann

  1. Alternative genitive singular form of cora (weir)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
corann chorann gcorann
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]


Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin corona (crown).

Noun[edit]

corann f

  1. tonsure, crown of the head
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 11c10
      cen chorin glosses uelato capite
  2. crown
    • c. 875, Milan Glosses on the Psalms, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 7–483, Ml. 24a6
      innacorne glosses in modum coronæ

Inflection[edit]

Feminine ā-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative
Vocative
Accusative
Genitive
Dative
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
corann chorann corann
pronounced with /ɡ(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • corann” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.