TranslingualEdit

SuffixEdit

-ina

  1. (taxonomy) Used to form names of subtribes of animals
  2. (taxonomy) Used to form names of suborders of animals
  3. (taxonomy) Used to form names of taxa subordinate to the higher rank from which they are derived
  4. (taxonomy) Used to form names of genera from other genera indicating a smaller size of organism

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AsturianEdit

SuffixEdit

-ina f

  1. -y (forming diminutives of feminine nouns)

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CatalanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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-ina f

  1. feminine singular of
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Etymology 2Edit

SuffixEdit

-ina f

  1. -ine (used to form names of chemical substances)
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CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-ina f

  1. noun forming suffix
    pustý + ‎-ina → ‎pustina
    list + ‎-ina → ‎listina
    kráva + ‎-ina → ‎kravina

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin -īna.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈi.na/
  • Rhymes: -ina
  • Hyphenation: -ì‧na

SuffixEdit

-ina f (plural -ine)

  1. Alterative suffix used to form diminutives of feminine nouns.
    mano (hand) + ‎-ina → ‎manina (small hand)
    coperta (blanket) + ‎-ina → ‎copertina (cover)
  2. Derivational suffix used to form adjectives or nouns, specifically:
    1. Used to form the feminine of masculine nouns and given names.
      eroe (hero) + ‎-ina → ‎eroina (heroine)
      Giuseppe + ‎-ina → ‎Giuseppina
    2. Used to form collective numerals.
      cinquanta (fifty) + ‎-ina → ‎cinquantina (a total of about fifty)
    3. Used to derive nouns denoting a profession.
      Croce Rossa (Red Cross) + ‎-ina → ‎crocerossina (Red Cross nurse)
    4. Used to derive adjectives and nouns denoting an ethnic or geographical origin.
      Alessandria (Alessandria”; “Alexandria) + ‎-ina → ‎alessandrina
    5. Used to derive adjectives denoting composition, color or other qualities.
      smeraldo (emerald) + ‎-ina → ‎smeraldina (emerald (relational); emerald green)
  3. (chemistry) Used to form names of chemical substances; -ine

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LatinEdit

SuffixEdit

-īna

  1. nominative feminine singular of -īnus
  2. nominative neuter plural of -īnus
  3. accusative neuter plural of -īnus
  4. vocative feminine singular of -īnus
  5. vocative neuter plural of -īnus
  6. ablative feminine singular of -īnus

MaoriEdit

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-ina

  1. passive ending (used for words ending in 'a')

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Category Maori words suffixed with -ina not found

PolishEdit

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-ina f

  1. (obsolete) Appended to nouns or proper nouns (often surnames) to form nouns meaning: wife of
  2. (obsolete) Appended to animals to mean meat of
  3. (obsolete) Appended to trees to form nouns meaning: forest of
  4. Forms feminine nouns of various meanings

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *-ina.

SuffixEdit

-ina (Cyrillic spelling -ина)

  1. Suffix appended to words to create a feminine nouns.
  2. Suffix appended to words to create a possessive form of feminine nouns.
  3. Suffix appended to noun roots to form an augmentative (the resulting noun is always feminine) frequently with pejorative or negative connotation.

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SloveneEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *-ina.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-ina or -ína f

  1. added to adjectives to form an abstract noun

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French -ine.

SuffixEdit

-ina f

  1. (chemistry) -ine
  2. (biochemistry) -in
  3. a diminutive suffix for feminine nouns or adjectives

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