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See also ana-, Ana, and ANA

English

Etymology 1

Formed from the [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] suffix -ana.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
ana

Plural
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ana ({{{1}}})
  1. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) a collection of things about a person or place, especially a collection of anecdotes
    • 1803, publisher's advertisement in Memoirs of the Late Mrs. Robinson, Page 8
      The FRENCH ANAS, or Selections from the best of the French Anas, interspersed with biographical sketches. In three elegant Volumes, small 8vo. price 15s. boards

Etymology 2

Unknown

Adverb

ana

  1. (in prescriptions) Of each; an equal quantity; as, wine and honey, ana (or contracted to aa), / ij. (that is, of wine and honey, each, two ounces).

Alabama

ana

Pronoun

ana

  1. me

Crimean Tatar

Etymology

From Proto-Turkic *ana.

Noun

ana

  1. mother

Declension

References

  • Useinov & Mireev Dictionary, Simferopol, Dolya, 2002 [1]

Hawaiian

Etymology

Common Polynesian

Noun

ana

  1. cave

Icelandic

Verb

ana (anaði)

  1. to rush on, to barge into

Japanese

Noun

ana (kanji , hiragana あな)

  1. hole
  2. cave

Maori

Noun

ana (invariant in plural; no cases)

  1. cave

Old High German

Etymology 1

Akin to Latin anus.

Noun

ana f.

  1. grandmother

Etymology 2

Common Germanic *ana, whence also Old English on, Old Norse á.

Preposition

ana

  1. at

Swedish

Verb

ana

  1. guess, believe that something will happen, or has happened. Being fairly certain, but acknowledges that after all, one could be wrong.
    Jag anar att någon kommer köpa den där billiga bilen snart
  2. barely see
    Jag tror jag anar en katt i den busken = I think I can see (something which resembles) a cat in that bush

Conjugation

Infinitive ana
Present tense anar
Past tense anade
Supine anat
Imperative ana
Present participle anande
Past participle anad

Derived terms


Turkish

Etymology

From Proto-Turkic *ana.

Noun

ana

  1. mother

Declension

singular plural
nominative ana analar
accusative anayı anaları
dative anaya analara
locative anada analarda
ablative anadan analardan
genitive ananın anaların

See also

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