See also: Corno and cornò

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian corno, from Latin cornu (horn).

NounEdit

corno

  1. (music) French horn

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VerbEdit

corno

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of cornar

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese corno, from Latin cornu (horn). Cognate with Portuguese corno and Spanish cuerno.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

corno m (plural cornos)

  1. (countable and uncountable) horn
    • 1370, R. Lorenzo (ed.), Crónica troiana. A Coruña: Fundación Barrié, page 378:
      Et os hũus tãgíã cornos et os outros pipas, et os que estauã perlos muros da vila, algũus deles deostauã et dezíã moyto mal aos de fora.
      And some were playing horns and others pipes, and of the ones that were by the walls of the town, some insulted and told many mean things to the ones outside
    • 1813, Manuel Pardo de Andrade, Rogos de un escolar gallego:
      Sobre un tapiz dua mesa
      mais louro do que é o carbon
      hay procesos, e un tinteiro
      feito de corno de boy.
      Over the cloth of a table,
      blacker than coal,
      there are lawsuits and an inkwell
      made with ox horn
  2. horn (wind instrument)
    • 1390, J. L. Pensado Tomé (ed.), Os Miragres de Santiago. Versión gallega del Códice latino del siglo XII atribuido al papa Calisto I. Madrid: C.S.I.C., page 136:
      Et moy rregeo tãgeo o corno que pero que era de marfil que o fendeu cõ o bafo, et al quebrantouselle as veas do pescoço et os nerueos
      And very strongly he blew the horn, but since it was made of ivory he broke it with the puff, and also he broke the veins of the neck and the nerves
  3. cuckoopint (Arum italicum)
  4. European rhinoceros beetle (Oryctes nasicornis)

InterjectionEdit

corno

  1. rats!

ReferencesEdit

  • corno” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • corno” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • corno” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • corno” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • corno” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin cornū, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ḱerh₂- (horn).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

corno m (plural corni m, alternative plural corna f)

  1. (zoology) horn, antler (of an animal)
    le corna della capragoat's horns
  2. (music) horn
    i corni da cacciahunting horns
  3. (geography) horn (peninsula or crescent-shaped tract of land)
    il Corno d'Africahorn of Africa
  4. horn (material, or object made of material)
  5. a horn-shaped amulet worn to ward off evil

Usage notesEdit

The feminine plural corna is used only in the zoological meaning of the term as an alternative form of corni.

corni di pecora (goat's horns)
corna di pecora (goat's horns)

For other meanings use the masculine plural corni.

corni francesi (french horns)
corni inglesi (cors anglais; english horns)

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DescendantsEdit

  • Turkish: korna

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LatinEdit

NounEdit

cornō

  1. dative singular of cornus
  2. ablative singular of cornus

PortugueseEdit

 
cornos

EtymologyEdit

From Latin cornū, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ḱerh₂- (horn).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

corno m (plural cornos)

  1. horn (growth on the heads of certain animals)
    Synonyms: haste, chifre
  2. (vulgar) cuckold
    Synonym: cornudo

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkoɾno/, [ˈkoɾ.no]

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin cornus.

NounEdit

corno m (plural cornos)

  1. cornel
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Etymology 2Edit

From Latin cornū. Doublet of cuerno.

NounEdit

corno m (plural cornos)

  1. horn (musical instrument)

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