corona

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See also: Corona, coroná, and coronà

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

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corona (plural coronas or coronae or coronæ)

  1. A crown or garland bestowed among the Romans as a reward for distinguished services.
  2. (astronomy) The luminous plasma atmosphere of the Sun or other star, extending millions of kilometres into space, most easily seen during a total solar eclipse,
  3. (biology) Any crown-like appendage of a plant or animal.
  4. (electricity) corona discharge
  5. (architecture) The large, flat, projecting member of a cornice which crowns the entablature.
  6. A round pendent chandelier.
  7. (anatomy) The circumference of the base of the glans penis in human males.

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Occitan corona, from Latin corōna, from Ancient Greek κορώνη (korṓnē, garland, wreath).

Noun[edit]

corona f (plural corones)

  1. crown (decorative headgear)

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

corona

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of coronar
  2. second-person singular imperative form of coronar

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin corōna, from Ancient Greek κορώνη (korṓnē, garland, wreath). Compare also cruna, probably from a derivative of the same Latin word.

Noun[edit]

corona f (plural corone)

  1. crown (of a king, pope etc) (also of a tooth)
  2. crown (various units of currency)
  3. coronet
  4. wreath, chaplet
  5. (astronomy) corona (of a star etc)

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Verb[edit]

corona

  1. third-person singular present indicative of coronare
  2. second-person singular imperative of coronare

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek κορώνη (korṓnē, garland, wreath).

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corōna f (genitive corōnae); first declension

  1. garland, chaplet, laurel, or wreath; presented to athletes, the gods, or the dead
    • c. 200 BCE, Plautus, Menaechmi 3.1.16:
      sed quid ego video? Menaechmus cum corona exit foras
      But why do I see Menaechmus here? He's coming out of doors with a chaplet on?
  2. crown
    • c. 200 BCE, Plautus, Menaechmi 5.5.38:
      at ego te sacram coronam surrupuisse Iovi scio
      And I know that you stole the sacred crown of Jupiter.

Declension[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative corōna corōnae
Genitive corōnae corōnārum
Dative corōnae corōnīs
Accusative corōnam corōnās
Ablative corōnā corōnīs
Vocative corōna corōnae

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References[edit]

  • corona in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • corona in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • corona in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • corona in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to elicit loud applause: clamores (coronae) facere, excitare
    • to sell a prisoner of war as a slave: aliquem sub corona vendere (B. G. 3. 16)
    • the free men are sold as slaves: libera corpora sub corona (hasta) veneunt (B. G. 3. 16. 4)
  • corona in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[2]
  • corona in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • corona in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

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Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

corona f (plural coronas)

  1. crown

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Old Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin corōna, from Ancient Greek κορώνη (korṓnē, garland, wreath).

Noun[edit]

corona f (oblique plural coronas, nominative singular corona, nominative plural coronas)

  1. crown

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Spanish corona, from Latin corōna (crown), from Ancient Greek κορώνη (korṓnē, garland, wreath).

Noun[edit]

corona f (plural coronas)

  1. crown
  2. (heraldry) crown
  3. crown (various units of currency)
  4. (of a star) corona
  5. wreath; ring, circle
  6. sprocket; (bicycle sprockets) cassette
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

corona

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of coronar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of coronar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of coronar.

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