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Etymology 1Edit

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PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Nana

  1. An affectionate term for one's grandmother.
  2. A governess (informal, originally British).

Etymology 2Edit

Proper nounEdit

Nana

  1. A Japanese female given name

AnagramsEdit


DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Baby talk form of several names containing the letters a and n (Anne, Johanne, etc). In some cases from Émile Zola's novel Nana (1880). Compare also Nanna.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Nana ‎(c)

  1. A female given name.

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Baby talk form of several names containing the letters a and n (Anna, Johanna, etc). In some cases from Émile Zola's novel Nana (1880).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈnɑnɑ/
  • Hyphenation: Na‧na

Proper nounEdit

Nana

  1. A female given name.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of Nana (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative Nana Nanat
genitive Nanan Nanojen
partitive Nanaa Nanoja
illative Nanaan Nanoihin
singular plural
nominative Nana Nanat
accusative nom. Nana Nanat
gen. Nanan
genitive Nanan Nanojen
Nanainrare
partitive Nanaa Nanoja
inessive Nanassa Nanoissa
elative Nanasta Nanoista
illative Nanaan Nanoihin
adessive Nanalla Nanoilla
ablative Nanalta Nanoilta
allative Nanalle Nanoille
essive Nanana Nanoina
translative Nanaksi Nanoiksi
instructive Nanoin
abessive Nanatta Nanoitta
comitative Nanoineen

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

Nana

  1. Romaji transcription of なな