corno

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See also: Corno and cornò

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Verb[edit]

corno

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of cornar

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cornum, accusative case form of cornū, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ḱerh₂- (horn).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɔr.no/, [ˈkɔr̺n̺o]
  • Rhymes: -ɔrno
  • Stress: còrno
  • Hyphenation: cor‧no

Noun[edit]

corno m (plural corni m, alternative plural corna f)

  1. (zoology) horn, antler (of an animal)
    le corna della capragoat's horns
  2. (music) horn
    i corni da cacciahunting horns
  3. (geography) horn (peninsula or crescent-shaped tract of land)
    il Corno d'Africahorn of Africa
  4. horn (material, or object made of material)

Usage notes[edit]

The feminine plural corna is used only in the zoological meaning of the term as an alternative form of corni.

corni di pecora (goat's horns)
corna di pecora (goat's horns)

For other meanings use the masculine plural corni.

corni francesi (french horns)
corni inglesi (cors anglais; english horns)

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

cornō

  1. dative singular of cornus
  2. ablative singular of cornus

Portuguese[edit]

cornos

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cornū, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ḱerh₂- (horn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

corno m (plural cornos)

  1. horn (growth on the heads of certain animals)
    Synonyms: haste, chifre
  2. (vulgar) cuckold
    Synonym: cornudo

Spanish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin cornus.

Noun[edit]

corno m (plural cornos)

  1. cornel

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin cornū

Noun[edit]

corno m (plural cornos)

  1. The horn (musical instrument)