See also: حنأand خنا

ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root ح ن و(ḥ-n-w); compare ح ن ي(ḥ-n-y) and حَنَى(ḥanā, to bend). Cognate to Hebrew חָנָה(to decline, bend down).

VerbEdit

حَنَا (ḥanā) I, non-past يَحْنُو‎‎ (yaḥnū)

  1. to bend, crook
  2. to contort
  3. to bend the head

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حَنَا (ḥanā) I, non-past يَحْنُو‎‎ (yaḥnū)

  1. to make a bow

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حَنَا (ḥanā) I, non-past يَحْنُو‎‎ (yaḥnū)

  1. to lean towards, incline
  2. (construed with عَلَى(ʿalā)) to have an inclination for

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LakiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic حِنَّاء(ḥinnāʾ), from verb حَنَّأَ(ḥannaʾa).

NounEdit

حنا (ḧna)

  1. henna (Lawsonia inermis) (clarification of this definition is needed)

Moroccan ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a variant of Arabic نَحْنُ(naḥnu). Compare Hijazi Arabic احنا(iḥna) and Gulf Arabic احنا(iḥna, aḥna).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ħna/
  • (file)

PronounEdit

حنا (ḥna)

  1. we (subject pronoun)

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Moroccan Arabic personal pronouns
Singular Plural
1st person أنا(ʔana), آنا(ʔāna) حنا (ḥna)
2nd person m انت(nta), انتينا(ntīna), انتين(ntīn) انتوما(ntūma), انتوم(ntūm)
f انت(nti), انتينا(ntīna), انتين(ntīn)
3rd person m هو(huwwa) هوما(hūma), هوم(hūm)
f هي(hiyya)

PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Arabic حِنَّاء(ḥinnāʾ), from Middle Persian [Term?] (/*hannāyēd/, to smear, anoint) (compare Middle Persian 𐫀𐫗𐫇𐫅𐫃(ʾnwdg /annōdag/, the anointed one, Messiah), whence Persian اندودن(andudan)).

NounEdit

حنا (hanâ)

  1. henna (reddish plant substance)

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UrduEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic حِنَّاء(ḥinnāʾ) through Persian حنا(hanâ).

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NounEdit

حِنا (hināf (Hindi spelling हिना)

  1. henna (the plant (Lawsonia inermis) and the dye prepared from it)

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