rann

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See also: ränn

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed 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.

Anagrams[edit]


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]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

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/third-person singular past of renna

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -an

Verb[edit]

rann

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

Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish rann, rand (quatrain).

Pronunciation[edit]

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]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun[edit]

rann

  1. genitive plural of roinn

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Verb[edit]

rann

  1. past of renna

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *rannā.

Noun[edit]

rann f (genitive rainne, nominative plural ranna)

  1. part (of a whole)

Inflection[edit]

Feminine ā-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative rannL rainnL rannaH
Vocative rannL rainnL rannaH
Accusative rainnN rainnL rannaH
Genitive rainneH rannL rannN
Dative rainnL rannaib rannaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Irish: rann
  • Manx: rheynn
  • Scottish Gaelic: rann

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
rann
also rrann after a proclitic
rann
pronounced with /r(ʲ)-/
rann
also rrann after a proclitic
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]


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]

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Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

rann

  1. past tense of rinna.