See also: korn

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kɔrn/, [kɔʁn], [kɔɐ̯n], [kɔːn]

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle High German korn, from Old High German korn, from Proto-West Germanic *korn.

NounEdit

Korn n (genitive Kornes or Korns, plural Körner, diminutive Körnchen n or Körnlein n)

  1. (countable) kernel; single grain
  2. (countable, firearms) bead (knob on a gun barrel used for aiming)
  3. (uncountable) cereal; corn; grain (type of plant and its fruit)
  4. (uncountable, dated or regional) rye (as the commonest kind of grain in German-speaking Europe)
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Etymology 2Edit

Shortened from Kornbrand, which full form is now rare.

NounEdit

Korn m (genitive Korns, plural Korne)

  1. Korn (liquor)
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Etymology 3Edit

Cognate with Luxembourgish Kuer.

Proper nounEdit

Korn f (genitive Korn)

  1. Chiers (river)
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HunsrikEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German and Old High German korn, from Proto-West Germanic *korn.

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NounEdit

Korn n (plural Kerner, diminutive Kernche)

  1. kernel

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PlautdietschEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German and Old Saxon korn, from Proto-West Germanic *korn.

NounEdit

Korn m

  1. corn