GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • Canon (obsolete since around 1900)

EtymologyEdit

From Latin canōn, from Ancient Greek κανών (kanṓn, measuring rod, standard).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkaːnɔn/
  • (file)

NounEdit

Kanon m (strong, genitive Kanons, plural Kanons)

  1. (literature, religion) canon (selection of texts considered accepted and/or authentic)
  2. (law) canon; code (collectivity of laws, particularly concerning a certain field)
  3. (Christianity, law) canon (ecclesiastical norm forming part of Canon Law)
  4. (Roman Catholicism) canon (catalogue of saints)
  5. (Roman Catholicism) canon (eucharistic prayer)
  6. (music) canon; round (song sung by groups of singers starting at different times)

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Further readingEdit

  • Kanon” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Kanon” in Duden online
  • Kanon” in Duden online

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NounEdit

Kanon f (plural Kanone)

  1. cannon

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