See also: Korn

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse korn, from Proto-Germanic *kurną, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵr̥h₂nóm. Related to kerne (kernel, core), from Proto-Germanic *kernô (kernel, core). Possibly also related to kærne ((butter) churn), from Proto-Germanic *kirnijǭ (churn) (see that entry for more).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /korn/, [kʰoɐ̯ˀn]
  • (Hardsysselsk) IPA(key): [kʰokwɐ]

NounEdit

korn n (singular definite kornet, plural indefinite korn)

  1. corn, cereal
  2. grain (e.g. sandkorn (grain of sand))

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit


FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse korn, from Proto-Germanic *kurną, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵr̥h₂nóm.

NounEdit

korn n (genitive singular korns, plural korn)

  1. corn
  2. grain (e.g. sandkorn; grain of sand)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of korn
n3 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative korn kornið korn kornini
accusative korn kornið korn kornini
dative korni korninum kornum kornunum
genitive korns kornsins korna kornanna

Derived termsEdit


IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse korn, from Proto-Germanic *kurną, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵr̥h₂nóm.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

korn n (genitive singular korns, nominative plural korn)

  1. corn
  2. grain (e.g. sandkorn; grain of sand)

DeclensionEdit

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Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

korn

  1. Alternative form of corn (grain)

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse korn, from Proto-Germanic *kurną, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵr̥h₂nóm.

NounEdit

korn n (definite singular kornet, indefinite plural korn, definite plural korna or kornene)

  1. grain (cereal)
  2. a grain (small particle)

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse korn, from Proto-Germanic *kurną, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵr̥h₂nóm. Akin to English corn.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

korn n (definite singular kornet, indefinite plural korn, definite plural korna)

  1. (uncountable) grain (cereal)
  2. (countable) a grain (small particle)

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

AnagramsEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *kurną, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵr̥h₂nóm.

NounEdit

korn n

  1. corn
  2. grain

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: korn
  • Faroese: korn
  • Norn: korn
  • Norwegian: korn
  • Old Swedish: korn
  • Danish: korn

ReferencesEdit

  • korn in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse korn, from Proto-Germanic *kurną, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵr̥h₂nóm.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [kʰuːɳ]
  • (file)

NounEdit

korn n

  1. a seed of grain
  2. barley; the genus Hordeum
  3. bead; front sight of a gun

DeclensionEdit

Declension of korn 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative korn kornet korn kornen
Genitive korns kornets korns kornens

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit