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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old Irish rann.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rann (plural ranns)

  1. A stanza of Irish poetry.
    • 1922, James Joyce, Ulysses:
      Our greatest living phonetic expert (wild horses shall not drag it from us!) has left no stone unturned in his efforts to delucidate and compare the verse recited and has found it bears a striking resemblance (the italics are ours) to the ranns of ancient Celtic bards.

AnagramsEdit


FaroeseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse rann, from Proto-Germanic *razną.

NounEdit

rann n (genitive singular rans, plural rann)

  1. (poetic) house, home

DeclensionEdit

n9 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative rann rannið rann rannini
Accusative rann rannið rann rannini
Dative ranni ranninum rannum rannunum
Genitive rans ransins ranna rannanna

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

rann f (genitive singular rannar, plural rannir)

  1. (geology) a layer in a coal mine
DeclensionEdit
Declension of rann
f2 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative rann rannin rannir rannirnar
accusative rann rannina rannir rannirnar
dative rann rannini rannum rannunum
genitive rannar rannarinnar ranna rannanna

Etymology 3Edit

From the verb at renna.

VerbEdit

rann

  1. first- and third-person singular past of renna

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

rann

  1. First-person singular preterite of rinnen.
  2. Third-person singular preterite of rinnen.

GothicEdit

RomanizationEdit

rann

  1. Romanization of 𐍂𐌰𐌽𐌽

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse rann, from Proto-Germanic *razną.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

rann n (genitive singular ranns, nominative plural rönn)

  1. (poetic) house, home
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

rann (strong)

  1. first- and third-person singular past indicative of renna

IrishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish rann, rand (quatrain).

NounEdit

rann m (genitive singular rainn, nominative plural rainn)

  1. (poetry) quatrain
  2. (poetry) stanza, verse
DeclensionEdit
Related termsEdit
  • rannaíocht f (versification; form of verse)
  • rannaire2 m (versifier, rhymer)
  • ranntach (versicular; fond of rhymes, adjective)

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Irish rann (part (of a whole); party, side, adherent).

NounEdit

rann m (genitive singular rainn, nominative plural rannta)

  1. (literary) party, side (in a dispute)
  2. (literary, in the plural) adherents, partisans, confederates
  3. (mathematics) partition
DeclensionEdit
Related termsEdit
  • rannach1 (apportioning, sharing; open-handed, adjective)
  • rannaire1 m (food-distributor, carver)
  • rannán m ((military) division)
  • rannóg f (section)

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

rann

  1. genitive plural of roinn

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

VerbEdit

rann

  1. past of renna

Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *rannā.

NounEdit

rann f (genitive rainne, nominative plural ranna)

  1. part (of a whole)

InflectionEdit

Feminine ā-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative rannL rainnL rannaH
Vocative rannL rainnL rannaH
Accusative rainnN rainnL rannaH
Genitive rainneH rannL rannN
Dative rainnL rannaib rannaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
rann
also rrann after a proclitic
rann
pronounced with /r(ʲ)-/
rann
also rrann after a proclitic
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish rann.

NounEdit

rann m (genitive singular rainn, plural rannan)

  1. part, section, portion
  2. (poetry) verse, stanza, rhyme

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


SwedishEdit

VerbEdit

rann

  1. past tense of rinna.