kanuna

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Lower Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian cannone, an augmentative of Latin canna (reed), from Ancient Greek κάννα (kánna, reed), from Akkadian 𒄀 (qanû, reed), from Sumerian 𒄀𒈾 (gi.na).

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Noun[edit]

kanuna f

  1. cannon (artillery piece)

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Further reading[edit]

  • Muka, Arnošt (1921, 1928), “kanuna”, in Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow (in German), St. Petersburg, Prague: ОРЯС РАН, ČAVU; Reprinted Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag, 2008
  • Starosta, Manfred (1999), “kanuna”, in Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch (in German), Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag