sorn

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See also: SORN and sòrn

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Verb[edit]

sorn ‎(third-person singular simple present sorns, present participle sorning, simple past and past participle sorned)

  1. (transitive, dated) to impose upon another for food and lodging.
    The traveler sorned his less than willing hosts.

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish sorn, from Latin furnus.

Noun[edit]

sorn m ‎(genitive singular soirn, nominative plural soirn)

  1. furnace
  2. stove, range

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
sorn shorn
after "an", tsorn
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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

Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish sorn, from Latin furnus.

Noun[edit]

sorn m ‎(genitive singular sorn)

  1. range, fireplace under boiler

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
sorn horn
after "yn", torn
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin furnus.

Noun[edit]

sorn m

  1. furnace, oven, kiln

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
sorn ṡorn unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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