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. (intransitive, dated) to impose upon another for food and lodging.

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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

Declension[edit]

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Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[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.

Further reading[edit]

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

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin furnus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sorn m

  1. furnace, oven, kiln

Inflection[edit]

Masculine o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative sorn sornL suirnL
Vocative suirn sornL surnu
Accusative sornN sornL surnu
Genitive suirnL sorn sornN
Dative surnL sornaib sornaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[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.

Further reading[edit]

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