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GenderMasculine
UsageGerman
PronouncedPron.kawr-BEE-nyan
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Meaning & History

Derived from Latin corvus meaning "raven". This was the name of an 8th-century Frankish saint who was sent by Pope Gregory II to evangelize in Bavaria. His real name may have been Hraban (see Raban).
VariantCorbinian
DiminutiveKörbl
Other Languages & CulturesCorbinianus Late Roman

Categories

animals, birds, black, nature
Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute