See also: Corona, coroná, and coronà

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Latin corōna (garland, crown), from Ancient Greek κορώνη (korṓnē, garland, wreath), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker- (to turn, bend). Doublet of crown.

NounEdit

 
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corona (plural coronas or coronae or coronæ)

  1. A crown or garland bestowed among the Romans as a reward for distinguished services.
  2. (astronomy) The luminous plasma atmosphere of the Sun or other star, extending millions of kilometres into space, most easily seen during a total solar eclipse.
    • 2010, Leon Golub; Jay M. Pasachoff, The Solar Corona, 2nd edition, Cambridge University Press, page 1:
      The corona is a high-temperature portion of the Sun's outer atmosphere, beginning slightly above the visible surface and extending hundreds of thousands of kilometers, or further, into interplanetary space.
  3. (biology) Any crown-like appendage of a plant or animal.
  4. (electricity) corona discharge
  5. (architecture) The large, flat, projecting member of a cornice which crowns the entablature.
  6. A round pendent chandelier.
  7. (anatomy) The circumference of the base of the glans penis in human males.
  8. (anatomy) The upper surface of certain parts of the body.
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DescendantsEdit
  • Japanese: コロナ (korona)
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Etymology 2Edit

A clipping of coronavirus.

NounEdit

corona (uncountable)

  1. (informal) Clipping of coronavirus, coronavirus disease.
    She caught corona last week.

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AragoneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin corona (crown).

NounEdit

corona f (plural coronas)

  1. crown

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CatalanEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Occitan corona, from Latin corōna, from Ancient Greek κορώνη (korṓnē, garland, wreath).

NounEdit

corona f (plural corones)

  1. crown (decorative headgear)

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

corona

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of coronar
  2. second-person singular imperative form of coronar

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌkoːˈroː.naː/
  • Hyphenation: co‧ro‧na
  • Rhymes: -oːnaː

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Latin corōna, from Ancient Greek κορώνη (korṓnē).

NounEdit

corona f (plural corona's)

  1. (astronomy) corona
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Etymology 2Edit

Shortening of coronavirus.

NounEdit

corona f or n (uncountable)

  1. (informal, usually without definite article) coronavirus or coronavirus disease
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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin corōna, from Ancient Greek κορώνη (korṓnē, garland, wreath). Compare also cruna, probably from a derivative of the same Latin word.

NounEdit

corona f (plural corone)

  1. crown (of a king, pope etc) (also of a tooth)
  2. crown (various units of currency)
  3. coronet
  4. wreath, chaplet
  5. (astronomy) corona (of a star etc)

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VerbEdit

corona

  1. third-person singular present indicative of coronare
  2. second-person singular imperative of coronare

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek κορώνη (korṓnē, garland, wreath), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker- (to turn, bend).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

corōna f (genitive corōnae); first declension

  1. garland, chaplet, laurel, or wreath; presented to athletes, the gods, or the dead
    • c. 200 BCE, Plautus, Menaechmi 3.1.16:
      sed quid egō videō? Menaechmus cum corōnā exit forās
      But why do I see Menaechmus here? He's coming out of doors with a chaplet on?
  2. crown
    • c. 200 BCE, Plautus, Menaechmi 5.5.38:
      at ego tē sacram corōnam surrupuisse Iovī sciō
      And I know that you stole the sacred crown of Jupiter.
  3. circle (of people), assembly

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative corōna corōnae
Genitive corōnae corōnārum
Dative corōnae corōnīs
Accusative corōnam corōnās
Ablative corōnā corōnīs
Vocative corōna corōnae

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ReferencesEdit

  • corona in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • corona in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • corona in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • corona in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to elicit loud applause: clamores (coronae) facere, excitare
    • to sell a prisoner of war as a slave: aliquem sub corona vendere (B. G. 3. 16)
    • the free men are sold as slaves: libera corpora sub corona (hasta) veneunt (B. G. 3. 16. 4)
  • corona in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[2]
  • corona in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • corona in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

LeoneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

corona f (plural coronas)

  1. crown

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Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin corōna, from Ancient Greek κορώνη (korṓnē, garland, wreath).

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corōna m

  1. crown

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ReferencesEdit

  • corōna in Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller (1898) An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary

Old OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin corōna, from Ancient Greek κορώνη (korṓnē, garland, wreath).

NounEdit

corona f (oblique plural coronas, nominative singular corona, nominative plural coronas)

  1. crown

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SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Spanish corona, from Latin corōna (crown), from Ancient Greek κορώνη (korṓnē, garland, wreath).

NounEdit

corona f (plural coronas)

  1. crown
  2. (heraldry) crown
  3. crown (various units of currency)
  4. (of a star) corona
  5. wreath; ring, circle
  6. sprocket; (bicycle sprockets) cassette
  7. (mechanics) larger part of a pair of gear wheels
    Synonym: rueda dentada
    Antonym: piñón
  8. washer
    Synonym: arandela
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Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

corona

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of coronar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of coronar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of coronar.

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