Pinna vs Auricle what difference

what is difference between Pinna and Auricle

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɪnə/
  • Rhymes: -ɪnə
  • Homophone: Pinner (in non-rhotic accents)

Etymology

From Latin pinna (dorsal fin; wing, feather)

Noun

pinna (plural pinnas or pinnae)

  1. (anatomy) The visible part of the ear that resides outside of the head, the auricle; outer ear excluding the ear canal.
  2. (botany) A leaflet or primary segment of a pinnate compound leaf.
  3. (zoology) A feather, wing, fin, or other similar appendage.

Derived terms

Translations

Anagrams

  • PanIN, panni

Estonian

Noun

pinna

  1. genitive singular of pind

Finnish

Etymology

Borrowed from Swedish pinne (stick, spoke).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈpinːɑ/, [ˈpinːɑ]
  • Rhymes: -inːɑ
  • Syllabification: pin‧na

Noun

pinna

  1. spoke (of a wheel, ie. in bicycle)
  2. (nautical) tiller
    Synonym: peräsinkampi
  3. (music) sound post (dowel inside an instrument of violin family)
  4. (colloquial) point (unit of scoring in a game or competition)
  5. (colloquial) temper, nerve, fuse (in the sense of losing one’s temper)
    Marian pinna paloi.

    Maria lost her temper.
    Marialla on lyhyt pinna.

    Maria’s got a short fuse.
  6. (colloquial) percent

Declension

Synonyms

  • (point): piste
  • (temper): hermot
  • (percent): prosentti

Compounds

  • irtopinna
  • pinnasänky
  • pinnatuoli
  • pyöränpinna

Anagrams

  • napin, nipan, panin, panni

Italian

Noun

pinna f (plural pinne)

  1. fin
  2. flipper

Anagrams

  • panni

Latin

Etymology

Uncertain, could be a merger of two etymons:

  • in the sense “fin”, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)piHn- (backbone, dorsal fin), cognate to Old Irish ind (end, point), Tocharian A spin (hook), Sanskrit स्फ्य (sphyá, splinter, staff), English fin;
  • in other senses, a dialectal form of penna with either pre-nasal (as in dignus) or post-labial (as in firmus) raising, from Proto-Italic *petnā, from Proto-Indo-European *péth₂r̥ ~ pth₂én- (feather, wing), from *peth₂- (to fly).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈpin.na/, [ˈpɪnːä]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈpin.na/, [ˈpinːɑ]

Noun

pinna f (genitive pinnae); first declension

  1. Alternative form of penna (wing, feather)
  2. a fin
    1. a merlon, cop (the raised part of a parapet or battlement)
  3. (Medieval Latin) a peg, pin, bolt

Usage notes

  • Senses (2) and (3) are not found for the form penna.

Declension

First-declension noun.

References

  • R. E. Latham, D. R. Howlett, & R. K. Ashdowne (eds.) (1975–2013) , “pinna”, in Dictionary of medieval Latin from British sources[1], London: Oxford University Press for the British Academy, →ISBN, OCLC 1369101

Further reading

  • pinna in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • pinna in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • pinna in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • pinna in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • pinna in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper’s Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • pinna in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly
  • pinna in Richard Stillwell et al., editor (1976) The Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites, Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press

Maltese

Etymology

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation

Noun

pinna f

  1. pen (writing instrument)

Sicilian

Etymology

From Latin penna.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈpinna/
  • Hyphenation: pin‧na

Noun

pinna f (plural pinni)

  1. feather
  2. pen
  3. fin


English

Etymology

From Latin auricula (the external ear), diminutive of auris (the ear). Doublet of auricula.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈɔː.ɹɪk.əl/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈɔɹ.ək.əl/
  • Homophone: oracle (in some accents)

Noun

auricle (plural auricles)

  1. (biology) Any appendage in the shape of an ear or earlobe.
    1. (anatomy) The outer ear or pinna.
      Synonyms: pinna, pavilion
  2. (anatomy) Alternative form of atrium.
    1. (anatomy) An anterior ear-shaped appendage of the left or right atrium of the human heart.

Derived terms

  • auricled

Related terms

  • auricula
  • auricular
  • auriculo-

Translations

References

  • “auricle”, in Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press, 2019–present.
  • “auricle”, in Merriam–Webster Online Dictionary, (Please provide a date or year).

Anagrams

  • ciruela

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