rann

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Old Irish rann.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rann ‎(plural ranns)

  1. A stanza of Irish poetry.
    • 1922, James Joyce, Ulysses:
      Our greatest living phonetic expert (wild horses shall not drag it from us!) has left no stone unturned in his efforts to delucidate and compare the verse recited and has found it bears a striking resemblance (the italics are ours) to the ranns of ancient Celtic bards.

Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse rann, from Proto-Germanic *razną.

Noun[edit]

rann n (genitive singular rans, plural rann)

  1. (poetic) house, home

Declension[edit]

n9 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative rann rannið rann rannini
Accusative rann rannið rann rannini
Dative ranni ranninum rannum rannunum
Genitive rans ransins ranna rannanna

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

rann f (genitive singular rannar, plural rannir)

  1. (geology) a layer in a coal mine

Declension[edit]

Declension of rann
f2 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative rann rannin rannir rannirnar
accusative rann rannina rannir rannirnar
dative rann rannini rannum rannunum
genitive rannar rannarinnar ranna rannanna

Etymology 3[edit]

From the verb at renna.

Verb[edit]

rann

  1. first-person singular past of renna
  2. third-person singular past of renna

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

rann

  1. First-person singular preterite of rinnen.
  2. Third-person singular preterite of rinnen.

Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

rann

  1. Romanization of 𐍂𐌰𐌽𐌽

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse rann, from Proto-Germanic *razną.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

rann n ‎(genitive singular ranns, nominative plural rönn)

  1. (poetic) house, home
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

rann (strong)

  1. first-person singular past indicative of renna
  2. third-person singular past indicative of renna

Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish rann, rand(quatrain).

Noun[edit]

rann m ‎(genitive singular rainn, nominative plural rainn)

  1. (poetry) quatrain
  2. (poetry) stanza, verse
Declension[edit]
Related terms[edit]
  • rannaíocht f(versification; form of verse)
  • rannaire2 m(versifier, rhymer)
  • ranntach(versicular; fond of rhymes, adjective)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish rann(part (of a whole); party, side, adherent).

Noun[edit]

rann m ‎(genitive singular rainn, nominative plural rannta)

  1. (literary) party, side (in a dispute)
  2. (literary, in the plural) adherents, partisans, confederates
  3. (mathematics) partition
Declension[edit]
Related terms[edit]
  • rannach1(apportioning, sharing; open-handed, adjective)
  • rannaire1 m(food-distributor, carver)
  • rannán m((military) division)
  • rannóg f(section)

Etymology 3[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Noun[edit]

rann

  1. genitive plural of roinn

References[edit]

  • "rann" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • 1 rann” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • 2 rann, rand” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *rannā.

Noun[edit]

rann f

  1. part (of a whole)

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish rann.

Noun[edit]

rann m ‎(genitive singular rainn, plural rannan)

  1. part, section, portion
  2. (poetry) verse, stanza, rhyme

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • 1 rann” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • 2 rann, rand” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

rann

  1. past tense of rinna.