Anonymous asked in Food & DrinkBeer, Wine & Spirits · 8 months ago

Does the Coronavirus have any connection to the beer Corona? Is it best to avoid drinking it?

12 Answers

  • Fuhr
    Lv 6
    8 months ago
    Favourite answer

    Limes will nullify the skunk and any associated viruses.

  • Gabe
    Lv 6
    7 months ago

    None whatsoever, it is a coincidence tied to the fact that Corona is Latin for Crown.

  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    None at all but Corona isn't worth drinking regardless.

  • 8 months ago

    No and yes, respectively.

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  • Clive
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    Don' be silly.

  • 8 months ago

    No, it has nothing to do with Corona beer.

  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    If so then watch out for the SOL virus as well!  That one is a radioactive beer!

  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    Yes, the word "corona" meaning roughly "crown" share this etymology;


    To cut.

    ▲ Derivatives include shears, scabbard, skirmish, carnage, sharp, scrape, screw.

    I. Basic form *sker-, *ker-.

    1. a. shear from Old English scieran, sceran, to cut; b. sheer1 from Low German scheren, to move to and fro, and Dutch scheren, to withdraw, depart. Both a and b from Germanic *skeran.

    2. a. share2 from Old English scēar, plowshare; b. share1 from Old English scearu, scaru, portion, division (but recorded only in the sense of "fork of the body" "tonsure"). Both a and b from Germanic *skeraz.

    3. a. shear from Old English scēar, scissors, from Germanic *skēr-ō and *sker-ez-; b. compound *skēr-berg-, "sword protector" scabbard (*berg-, protector; see bhergh-1) scabbard from Old French escauberc, scabbard, possibly from a Germanic source akin to Old High German scarberc, scabbard. Both a and b from Germanic *skēr-.

    4. score from Old Norse skor, notch, tally, twenty, from Germanic *skur-.

    5. scar2, skerry from Old Norse sker, low reef (< "something cut off"), from Germanic suffixed form *skar-jam.

    6. Suffixed o-grade extended form *skorp-o-. scarf2 from Old Norse skarfr, diagonally-cut end of a board, from Germanic *skarfaz.

    7. Suffixed o-grade extended form *skord-o-. shard from Old English sceard, a cut, notch, from Germanic *skardaz.

    8. Extended form *skerd- in suffixed zero-grade form *skr̥d-o-. a. short from Old English scort, sceort, "cut" short; b. shirt from Old English scyrte, skirt (< "cut piece"); c. skirt from Old Norse skyrta, shirt. a-c all from Germanic *skurtaz.

    9. a. Scaramouch, scrimmage, skirmish from Old French eskermir, to fight with a sword, fence, and Old Italian scaramuccia, skirmish, from a source akin to Old High German skirmen, to protect; b. screen from Middle Dutch scherm, shield. Both a and b from Germanic extended form *skerm-.

    10. Variant form *kar-. carnage, carnal, carnassial, carnation, carnival, carrion, caruncle, charnel, crone; carne asada, carnivorous, carnosaur, charcuterie, incarnate from Latin carō (stem carn-), flesh.

    11. Suffixed o-grade form *kor-yo-. coriaceous, corium, cuirass, currier; excoriate from Latin corium, leather (originally "piece of hide").

    12. Suffixed zero-grade form *kr̥-to-. curt, curtal, kirtle from Latin curtus, short.

    13. Suffixed o-grade form *kor-mo-. corm from Greek kormos, a trimmed tree trunk.

    14. Suffixed o-grade form *kor-i-. coreopsis from Greek koris, bedbug (< "cutter").

    15. Suffixed zero-grade form *skr̥-ā-. shore1 from Old English scora, shore, from Germanic *skur-ō.

    II. Extended roots *skert-, *kert-.

    1. Zero-grade form *kr̥t- or o-grade form *kort-. cortex; decorticate from Latin cortex, bark (< "that which can be cut off").

    2. Suffixed form *kert-snā-. cenacle from Latin cēna, meal (< "portion of food").

    III. Extended root *skerp-. scurf probably from a Scandinavian source akin to Old English sceorf, scab, scurf, from Germanic *skerf-.

    IV. Extended root *skerb(h)-, *skreb(h)-.

    1. a. sharp from Old English scearp, sharp; b. scarp from Italian scarpa, embankment, possibly from a Germanic source akin to Gothic skarpō, pointed object. Both a and b from Germanic *skarpaz, cutting, sharp.

    2. a. scrap1 from Old Norse skrap, "pieces" remains; b. scrape from Old Norse skrapa, to scratch. Both a and b from Germanic *skrap-.

    3. a. scrabble from Middle Dutch schrabben, to scrape; b. scrub1 from Middle Dutch schrobben, to scrape. Both a and b from Germanic *skrab-.

    4. shrub1 from Old English scrybb, shrub (< "rough plant"), from Germanic *skrub-.

    5. scrobiculate from Latin scrobis, trench, ditch.

    6. screw, scrofula from Latin scrōfa, a sow (< "rooter, digger").

    V. Extended root *(s)kers-. bias from Greek epikarsios, at an angle (epi-, at; see epi) , from suffixed zero-grade form *kr̥s-yo-.

    [Pokorny 4. (s)ker-, Section I. 938.]


    To turn, bend.

    Presumed base of a number of distantly related derivatives.

    ▲ Derivatives include shrink, ranch, rink, curve, crepe, circle, search, crown.

    1. Extended form *(s)kreg- in nasalized form *(s)kre-n-g-.

    a. shrink from Old English scrincan, to wither, shrivel up, from Germanic *skrink-;

    b. variant *kre-n-g-. (i) ruck2 from Old Norse hrukka, a crease, fold; (ii) flounce1 from Old French fronce, pleat, from Frankish *hrunkjan, to wrinkle. Both (i) and (ii) from Germanic *hrunk-..

    2. Extended form *(s)kregh- in nasalized form *skre-n-gh-.

    a. ring1 from Old English hring, a ring;

    b. ranch, range, rank1, rink; arrange, derange from Old French renc, reng, line, row;

    c. ringhals from Middle Dutch rinc (combining form ring-), a ring. a-c all from Germanic *hringaz, something curved, circle.

    3. Extended form *kreuk-.

    a. ridge from Old English hrycg, spine, ridge;

    b. rucksack from Old High German hrukki, back. Both a and b from Germanic hrugjaz.

    4. Suffixed variant form *kur-wo-. curb, curvature, curve, curvet from Latin curvus, bent, curved.

    5. Suffixed extended form *kris-ni-. crinoline from Latin crīnis (< *crisnis), hair.

    6. Suffixed extended form *kris-tā-. crest, crista, cristate from Latin crista, tuft, crest.

    7. Suffixed extended form *krip-so-. crepe, crisp, crispate from Latin crispus (metathesized from *cripsus), curly.

    8. Extended expressive form *krīss-. crissum from Latin crīsāre, (of women) to wiggle the hips during copulation.

    9. Perhaps reduplicated form *ki-kr-o-. cerclage, circa, circadian, circinate, Circinus, circle, circum-, circus, cirque, search; cricoid, recherché from Greek kirkos, krikos, a ring.

    10. Suffixed o-grade form *kor-ōno-. corona, crown, koruna, krona1, krona2, krone1, krone2 from Greek korōnos, curved.

    11. Suffixed variant form *kur-to. kurtosis from Greek kurtos, convex.

    [Pokorny 3. (s)ker- 935.]


    Excrement, dung.

    Oldest form *sk̑er-, becoming *sker- in centum languages.

    1. Suffixed unextended form *sk-ōr, alternating with *sk-n̥-.

    a. scato-, scoria, skatole from Greek skōr (stem skat- < *sk-n̥-t-), dung;

    b. skarn from Old Norse skarn, dung, from Germanic skar-, alternating with skn̥-.

    2. Extended form *skert- in taboo metathesis *sterk-os-.

    a. stercoraceous from Latin stercus, dung;

    b. variant forms *(s)terg-, *(s)treg-. dreck from Middle High German drëc, dung, from Germanic *threkka-.

    [Pokorny sk̑er-(d-) 947, 8. (s)ter- 1031.]

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  • 8 months ago

    Yes. (fillerrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr)

  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    Lol of course not 

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