See also: SORN and sòrn

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Perhaps from sojourn. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

VerbEdit

sorn (third-person singular simple present sorns, present participle sorning, simple past and past participle sorned)

  1. (Scotland, intransitive, dated) to impose upon another for food and lodging.

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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish sorn, from Latin furnus.

NounEdit

sorn m (genitive singular soirn, nominative plural soirn)

  1. furnace
  2. stove, range

DeclensionEdit

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MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
sorn shorn
after an, tsorn
not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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ManxEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish sorn, from Latin furnus.

NounEdit

sorn m (genitive singular sorn)

  1. range, fireplace under boiler

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
sorn horn
after "yn", torn
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin furnus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sorn m (genitive suirn, nominative plural suirn)

  1. furnace, oven, kiln

InflectionEdit

Masculine o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative sorn sornL suirnL
Vocative suirn sornL surnuH
Accusative sornN sornL surnuH
Genitive suirnL sorn sornN
Dative surnL sornaib sornaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

DescendantsEdit

  • Irish: sorn
  • Manx: sorn
  • Scottish Gaelic: sòrn
  • Faroese: sornur

Further readingEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
sorn ṡorn unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit