See also: شنا

ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the root س ن و(s-n-w).

VerbEdit

سَنَا (sanā) I, non-past يَسْنُو‎‎ (yasnū)

  1. to irrigate, to water
  2. to bring up, to draw (water)
  3. to shine, to luster, to gleam
ConjugationEdit

VerbEdit

سَنَا (sanā) I, non-past يَسْنُو‎‎ (yasnū)

  1. to shine, to luster, to gleam
ConjugationEdit

NounEdit

سَنًا (sananm

  1. shine, luster, gleam
    • 609–632 C.E., Qur'an, 24:43:
      أَلَمْ تَرَ أَنَّ اللَٰهَ يُزْجِي سَحَابًا ثُمَّ يُؤَلِّفُ بَيْنَهُ ثُمَّ يَجْعَلُهُ رُكَامًا فَتَرَى الْوَدْقَ يَخْرُجُ مِنْ خِلَالِهِ وَيُنَزِّلُ مِنَ السَّمَاءِ مِن جِبَالٍ فِيهَا مِن بَرَدٍ فَيُصِيبُ بِهِ مَن يَشَاءُ وَيَصْرِفُهُ عَن مَّن يَشَاءُ ۖ يَكَادُ سَنَا بَرْقِهِ يَذْهَبُ بِالْأَبْصَارِ
      ʾalam tara ʾanna llāha yuzjī saḥāban ṯumma yuʾallifu baynahu ṯumma yajʿaluhu rukāman fatarā l-wadqa yaḵruju min ḵilālihi wayunazzilu mina s-samāʾi min jibālin fīhā min baradin fayuṣību bihi man yašāʾu wayaṣrifuhu ʿan mman yašāʾu yakādu sanā barqihi yaḏhabu bi-l-ʾabṣāri
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

سَنَا (sanām

  1. senna

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Freytag, Georg (1833) , “سنا”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum (in Latin), volume 2, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, page 367
  • Kazimirski, Albin de Biberstein (1860) , “سنا”, in Dictionnaire arabe-français contenant toutes les racines de la langue arabe, leurs dérivés, tant dans l’idiome vulgaire que dans l’idiome littéral, ainsi que les dialectes d’Alger et de Maroc (in French), volume 1, Paris: Maisonneuve et Cie, page 1154
  • Lane, Edward William (1863) , “سنا”, in Arabic-English Lexicon, London: Williams & Norgate, page 1448

PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French sénat.

NounEdit

سنا (senâ)

  1. senate

UrduEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Sanskrit [Term?]

AdverbEdit

سنا (sanā) (Hindi spelling सना)

  1. always
  2. ever
  3. continually

Etymology 2Edit

From Arabic سَنَا(sanā)

NounEdit

سنا (sanām (Hindi spelling सना)

  1. senna