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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


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).

NounEdit

ana (definite accusative ananı, plural analar)

  1. mother

DeclensionEdit

AntonymsEdit

  • (with regards to gender): ata
  • (with regards to ancestry): oğul, qız

ChichewaEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

aná class 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], Simferopol: Dolya, →ISBN

CzechEdit

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 [Term?].

NounEdit

ana

  1. cave

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.


IrishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

NounEdit

ana m (genitive singular ana)

  1. (literary) wealth, prosperity
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

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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

KaxuyanaEdit

PronounEdit

ana

  1. we (exclusive)

ReferenceEdit

  • Spike Gildea, On Reconstructing Grammar: Comparative Cariban Morphosyntax

LamboyaEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

ana

  1. child

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

  • IPA(key): [ɐˈnɐ]
    • (file)

PronounEdit

anà f sg

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

MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic أَنَا(ʾanā), from Proto-Semitic *ʾanāku, from Proto-Afro-Asiatic *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

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)

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

Rapa NuiEdit

ConjunctionEdit

ana

  1. if

ScotsEdit

AdverbEdit

ana (not comparable)

  1. Alternative form of an a'

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 barely see
    Jag tror jag anar en katt i den busken.
    I think I can see (something which resembles) a cat in that bush.

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

ana c

  1. (genealogy) ancestor, forefather
    Synonym: förfader

TurkishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

ana

  1. dative singular of an

Etymology 2Edit

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

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


ZazakiEdit

NounEdit

ana ?

  1. mother