kerno

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Kern

Noun[edit]

kerno (accusative singular kernon, plural kernoj, accusative plural kernojn)

  1. core, heart, nucleus, kernel
  2. pit, stone

Related terms[edit]


Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *kernǭ, *kernan- (core, kernel), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵerh₂-n-on-, *ǵr̥h₂nóm, related to *kurną (corn, grain).

Noun[edit]

kerno m

  1. core
  2. pith

Descendants[edit]

  • German: Kern
  • Yiddish: קערן(kern)

References[edit]

  • Kroonen, Guus (2013) , “kurnan”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 285

Romani[edit]

Adjective[edit]

kerno (feminine kerni, plural kerne)

  1. rotten