EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Formed from the Latin suffix -ana; compare ism (from -ism), itis (from -itis), phobia (from -phobia).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ana (plural anas)

  1. A collection of things associated with a person or place, especially a personal collection of anecdotes or conversations at table
    • 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
    • 1903, Thomas Jefferson, Franklin B. Sawvel (editor), The complete anas of Thomas Jefferson, Round Table Press, New York
    • 2008, Kevin J. Hayes, The road to Monticello: The life and mind of Thomas Jefferson:
      Jefferson was aware of the literary tradition of anas, which extended back at least as far as Athenaeus's Dipnosophistarum, a delightful collection of table talk from ancient times covering a variety of subjects including law, literature, medicine, and philosophy.

Etymology 2Edit

From Ancient Greek ἀνά (aná, of each).

AdverbEdit

ana (not comparable)

  1. (in prescriptions) Of each; an equal quantity.
    wine and honey, ana [or contracted to aa] / ij
    of wine and honey, each, two ounces
SynonymsEdit
  • (of each): aa (abbreviation)

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

ana (uncountable)

  1. (Internet, slang) Anorexia (used especially by the pro-ana movement).
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 4Edit

Ancient Greek; see ana-.

AdverbEdit

ana (comparative more ana, superlative most ana)

  1. In a direction analogous to up, but along the additional axis added by the fourth dimension.
    • 1985, Rudy von Bitter Rucker, The Fourth Dimension: A Guided Tour of the Higher Universes (page 43)
      Your right half would move ana, let us say, and your left half would move kata. The two halves would, in their parallel spaces, move past the plane of rotation, and then they would swing back into our space.
    • 2005, Animation journal (volumes 13-15)
      Added to the conventional FPS control keys are two extra keys that move the player in ana and kata direction in 4d space. If you go in this extra direction the space around you changes, the room transforms.
AntonymsEdit

Etymology 5Edit

Hindi; see anna.

NounEdit

ana (plural anas)

  1. Alternative form of anna: a former subdivision of the rupee.

AnagramsEdit


AkkadianEdit

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

ana

  1. (place, people) to, toward, onto
    𒈦 𒆬𒌓𒊭 𒀀𒈾 𒀀𒄭𒉌 𒍣𒄴𒊑𒉎 𒉌𒆠𒅖
    MAŠ KUG.BABBAR-ša a-na a-ḫi-ni ṣe-eḫ-ri-im ni-qi₂-iš
    /mišil kaspīša ana aḫīni ṣeḫrim niqīš/
    We gave half of her silver to our young(est) brother.
  2. (time) for
  3. (time) within
  4. (purpose) for, in order to, in favor of
Cuneiform spellings
Phonetic

AlabamaEdit

PronunciationEdit

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PronounEdit

ana

  1. me

Aneme WakeEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ana

  1. tree

AzerbaijaniEdit

Other scripts
Cyrillic ана
Roman ana
Perso-Arabic آنا

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Turkic *ana or *eńe (mother). Cognate with Old Turkic [script needed] (ana, mother).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ɑˈnɑ]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: a‧na

NounEdit

ana (definite accusative ananı, plural analar)

  1. mother

DeclensionEdit

AntonymsEdit

  • (with regard to gender) ata
  • (with regard to ancestry) oğul, qız

ChichewaEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

aná 2

  1. plural of mwana

Crimean TatarEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Turkic *ana.

NounEdit

ana

  1. mother

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary]‎[1], Simferopol: Dolya, →ISBN

CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

ana

  1. (archaic) Alternative form of ona

DongxiangEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Proto-Turkic *ana.

Compare Bonan aane, Karakhanid اَنا(ana), Uyghur ئانا(ana), Western Yugur ana, Turkish ana.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ana

  1. mom, mama
    Chi matei anane bayasigvasenu, anachi tade baer lie ogine.
    No matter how much you make your mother happy, she will not give you money.

SynonymsEdit

Related termsEdit


GothicEdit

RomanizationEdit

ana

  1. Romanization of 𐌰𐌽𐌰

HawaiianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *qana. Cognate to Maori ana, Samoan ana.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ana

  1. cave, cavern

Derived termsEdit


IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ana (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative anaði, supine anað)

  1. to rush on, barge into

ConjugationEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic أَنَا(ʾanā), from Proto-Semitic *ʾanāku, from Proto-Afroasiatic *ˀanāku.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

ana

  1. (colloquial) Synonym of saya
  2. (colloquial) Synonym of aku

Usage notesEdit

  • Usually used by Arab descendants, Arabs or Islamic scholars and preacher in Islamic teaching community.

IrishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish anae m (wealth, riches, prosperity).

NounEdit

ana m (genitive singular ana)

  1. (literary) wealth, prosperity
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

NounEdit

ana f (genitive singular ana, nominative plural anaí)

  1. spell of fine weather
DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
ana n-ana hana t-ana
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit


ItalianEdit

AdverbEdit

ana

  1. (medicine) ana (in equal quantities)

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

ana

  1. Rōmaji transcription of あな

JavaneseEdit

PronounEdit

ana

  1. there is/are; to be

KamberaEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Proto-Austronesian *aNak. Cognate with Indonesian anak, etc.

NounEdit

ana

  1. child

Derived termsEdit

  • paana (to give birth to)

KaxuyanaEdit

PronounEdit

ana

  1. we (exclusive)

ReferencesEdit

  • Spike Gildea, On Reconstructing Grammar: Comparative Cariban Morphosyntax

LaboyaEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Proto-Austronesian *aNak. Cognate with Indonesian anak, etc.

NounEdit

ana

  1. child (one's direct descendant by birth, regardless of age; a son or daughter).

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Rina, A. Dj.; Kabba, John Lado B. (2011), “ana”, in Kamus Bahasa Lamboya, Kabupaten Sumba Bakat [Dictionary of Lamboya Language, West Sumba Regency], Waikabubak: Dinas Kebudayaan dan Pariwisata, Kabupaten Sumba Bakat, page 5

LithuanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

anà f sg

  1. feminine singular nominative form of anas.
  2. feminine singular instrumental form of anas.

ParticleEdit

anà

  1. there (it) is

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit


MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic أَنَا(ʾanā), from Proto-Semitic *ʾanāku, from Proto-Afroasiatic *ˀanāku.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

ana (Jawi spelling انا‎)

  1. I (personal pronoun)
  2. me (direct object of a verb)
  3. me (object of a preposition)
  4. me (indirect object of a verb)
  5. my (belonging to me)

See alsoEdit


MaoriEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *qana. Cognate to Samoan ana.

NounEdit

ana

  1. cave

MaranaoEdit

NounEdit

ana

  1. guest
    Synonyms: banto, ma'ana

Murui HuitotoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a- +‎ na.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

ana

  1. down, below

ReferencesEdit

  • Katarzyna Izabela Wojtylak (2017) A grammar of Murui (Bue): a Witotoan language of Northwest Amazonia.[2], Townsville: James Cook University press (PhD thesis)

Old High GermanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Akin to Latin anus (old woman), Old Prussian ane (grandmother), etc.

NounEdit

ana f

  1. grandmother
Related termsEdit
  • ano (grandfather)
DescendantsEdit
  • Middle High German: ane

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Germanic *ana, whence also Old English on, Old Norse á.

PrepositionEdit

ana

  1. at
  2. on

AdverbEdit

ana

  1. onwards
DescendantsEdit
  • Middle High German: ane, an
    • Cimbrian: å
    • German: an
    • Hunsrik: aan
    • Luxembourgish: un
    • Pennsylvania German: aa
    • Yiddish: אָן(on)

Rapa NuiEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈa.na/
  • Hyphenation: a‧na

ParticleEdit

ana

  1. Introduces the irrealis mood.

ReferencesEdit

  • Veronica Du Feu (1996) Rapanui (Descriptive Grammars), Routledge, →ISBN, page 56
  • Paulus Kieviet (2017) A grammar of Rapa Nui[3], Berlin: Language Science Press, →ISBN, page 546

RukaiEdit

ConjunctionEdit

ana

  1. if

ScotsEdit

AdverbEdit

ana (not comparable)

  1. Alternative form of an a'

SwahiliEdit

VerbEdit

ana

  1. inflection of -wa na:
    1. third-person singular present affirmative
    2. m-wa class subject inflected singular present affirmative

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German ahnen.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ana (present anar, preterite anade, supine anat, imperative ana)

  1. to guess, to 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.
    I think someone will come and buy that cheap car soon.
  2. to see, make out, discern (with difficulty)
    Jag tror jag anar en katt i den busken.
    I think I can see a cat in that bush.

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

ana c

  1. (genealogy) ancestor, forefather
    Synonym: förfader

TernateEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

ana (subject clitic i, possessive prefix na or nga, Jawi أن‎)

  1. (human groups) third-person plural pronoun, they
  2. (polite, unknown gender) third-person singular pronoun, he, she, the singular they
    ginado se anaask them (literally, “ask he/she”)
  3. preceding a name, indicates a family or group of people
    ana NutfahNutfah and them (family, the people she's with, etc.)

Usage notesEdit

Historically and poetically, ana may take the subject clitic yo as well.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Frederik Sigismund Alexander de Clercq (1890) Bijdragen tot de kennis der Residentie Ternate, E.J. Brill
  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh

TokelauanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈa.na/
  • Hyphenation: a‧na

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Polynesian *qana. Cognates include Hawaiian ana and Samoan ana.

NounEdit

ana

  1. cave, den
  2. hold (of a ship)

VerbEdit

ana

  1. (intransitive, + i) to live, dwell (in caves)

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Polynesian *qa-na. Cognates include Hawaiian āna and Samoan āna.

PronounEdit

a ana

  1. (alienable) his, hers
See alsoEdit

DeterminerEdit

ana

  1. (alienable) his, her
See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • R. Simona, editor (1986) Tokelau Dictionary[4], Auckland: Office of Tokelau Affairs, page 15

TurkishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

ana

  1. dative singular of an

Etymology 2Edit

From Ottoman Turkish آننه‎, انا‎, from Proto-Turkic *ana (mother), *eńe (mother). Cognate with Old Turkic [script needed] (ana).

NounEdit

ana (definite accusative anayı, plural analar)

  1. (regional, childish, law) mother
    Bak görürsün! Seni anama şikâyet edeceğim.
    You will see! I will complain about you to my mother.
DeclensionEdit
Inflection
Nominative ana
Definite accusative anayı
Singular Plural
Nominative ana analar
Definite accusative anayı anaları
Dative anaya analara
Locative anada analarda
Ablative anadan analardan
Genitive ananın anaların
Possessive forms
Nominative
Singular Plural
1st singular anam analarım
2nd singular anan anaların
3rd singular anası anaları
1st plural anamız analarımız
2nd plural ananız analarınız
3rd plural anaları anaları
Definite accusative
Singular Plural
1st singular anamı analarımı
2nd singular ananı analarını
3rd singular anasını analarını
1st plural anamızı analarımızı
2nd plural ananızı analarınızı
3rd plural analarını analarını
Dative
Singular Plural
1st singular anama analarıma
2nd singular anana analarına
3rd singular anasına analarına
1st plural anamıza analarımıza
2nd plural ananıza analarınıza
3rd plural analarına analarına
Locative
Singular Plural
1st singular anamda analarımda
2nd singular ananda analarında
3rd singular anasında analarında
1st plural anamızda analarımızda
2nd plural ananızda analarınızda
3rd plural analarında analarında
Ablative
Singular Plural
1st singular anamdan analarımdan
2nd singular anandan analarından
3rd singular anasından analarından
1st plural anamızdan analarımızdan
2nd plural ananızdan analarınızdan
3rd plural analarından analarından
Genitive
Singular Plural
1st singular anamın analarımın
2nd singular ananın analarının
3rd singular anasının analarının
1st plural anamızın analarımızın
2nd plural ananızın analarınızın
3rd plural analarının analarının
Predicative forms
Singular Plural
1st singular anayım analarım
2nd singular anasın analarsın
3rd singular ana
anadır
analar
analardır
1st plural anayız analarız
2nd plural anasınız analarsınız
3rd plural analar analardır
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ana

  1. main
    Ana sigorta atınca bütün ev karanlıkta kaldı.
    When the main fuse blew, the whole house was left in the dark.
  2. fundamental
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

See alsoEdit


VilamovianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

ConjunctionEdit

ana

  1. and

WolofEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

ana

  1. (interrogative) where is, how are

Usage notesEdit

This word functions as a phrase, so no verb is needed.

See alsoEdit


YorubaEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From à (nominalizer, that which) +‎ (to spend). Literally, "that which has been spent," "that which time has already been spent/used."

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /à.nã́/

NounEdit

àná

  1. yesterday

Etymology 2Edit

Possibly from à (nominalizer, that which) +‎ na (to spread, extend), "That who extends [and becomes an additional part of the family]?"

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /à.nã̄/

NounEdit

àna

  1. in-law

ZazakiEdit

NounEdit

ana

  1. mam
  2. mother