English edit

Etymology 1 edit

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

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

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
    • 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 2 edit

From Ancient Greek ἀνά (aná, of each).

Pronunciation edit

Adverb edit

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
    • 1599, Oswaldus Gabelhouer, translated by Charles Battus and A. M., The Boock of Physicke: [], Dort: [] Isaack Caen, page 116, column 2:
      Take Sugrede Coriandre ſeedes 3 qv. of an ovvnce, deſcidede liqveriſh ℥ [?]. Calmus, redd Roſes, ana a q. of an ounce, Cĩnamone 3 qv. of an ounce, Ginger, cloves, Mace, Nuttmegges, ana a q. of an oũce, all vvhich being contunded together, & as much Suger mixede thervvith, as ther is of the other poulder, or accordinge as vve deſire the dulcor therof, vve muſt in the morning faſting, or one hovver before ſuppervſe heerof.
Synonyms edit
  • (of each): aa (abbreviation)

Etymology 3 edit

Clipping of anorexia; intentionally formed to resemble the given name Ana as form of personification and coded language. Compare mia.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

ana (uncountable)

  1. (Internet, slang) Anorexia (used especially by the pro-ana movement).
Derived terms edit
See also edit

Etymology 4 edit

Ancient Greek; see ana-.

Pronunciation edit

Adverb edit

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.
Antonyms edit

Etymology 5 edit

Hindi; see anna.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

ana (plural anas)

  1. Alternative form of anna (a former subdivision of the rupee)

Anagrams edit

Akkadian edit

Pronunciation edit

Preposition edit

ana (from Old Akkadian on)

  1. (place, people) to, toward, onto
    𒈦 𒆬𒌓𒊭 𒀀𒈾 𒀀𒄭𒉌 𒍣𒄴𒊑𒅎 𒉌𒆠𒅖
    [mišil kaspīša ana aḫīni ṣeḫrim niqīš]
    MAŠ KUG.BABBAR-ša a-na a-ḫi-ni ṣe-eḫ-ri-im ni-qi₂-iš
    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

Alternative forms edit

  • an (Old Akkadian)
Cuneiform spellings
Logograms Phonetic
  • 𒁹 (DIŠ) (from Middle Babylonian on)
  • 𒉆 (NAM) (rare)

References edit

  • ana”, in The Assyrian Dictionary of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago (CAD), Chicago: University of Chicago Oriental Institute, 1956–2011

Alabama edit

Pronunciation edit

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Pronoun edit

ana

  1. me

Ambonese Malay edit

Noun edit

ana (plural ana-ana or anana)

  1. child

Aneme Wake edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

ana

  1. tree

Azerbaijani edit

Other scripts
Cyrillic ана
Abjad آنا

Etymology edit

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

Pronunciation edit

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

Noun edit

ana (definite accusative ananı, plural analar)

  1. mother
    Synonym: mama
    Hyponyms: valideyn (parent), ata-ana (parents)
    Coordinate term: ata (father)

Declension edit

    Declension of ana
singular plural
nominative ana
analar
definite accusative ananı
anaları
dative anaya
analara
locative anada
analarda
ablative anadan
analardan
definite genitive ananın
anaların
    Possessive forms of ana
nominative
singular plural
mənim (my) anam analarım
sənin (your) anan anaların
onun (his/her/its) anası anaları
bizim (our) anamız analarımız
sizin (your) ananız analarınız
onların (their) anası or anaları anaları
accusative
singular plural
mənim (my) anamı analarımı
sənin (your) ananı analarını
onun (his/her/its) anasını analarını
bizim (our) anamızı analarımızı
sizin (your) ananızı analarınızı
onların (their) anasını or analarını analarını
dative
singular plural
mənim (my) anama analarıma
sənin (your) anana analarına
onun (his/her/its) anasına analarına
bizim (our) anamıza analarımıza
sizin (your) ananıza analarınıza
onların (their) anasına or analarına analarına
locative
singular plural
mənim (my) anamda analarımda
sənin (your) ananda analarında
onun (his/her/its) anasında analarında
bizim (our) anamızda analarımızda
sizin (your) ananızda analarınızda
onların (their) anasında or analarında analarında
ablative
singular plural
mənim (my) anamdan analarımdan
sənin (your) anandan analarından
onun (his/her/its) anasından analarından
bizim (our) anamızdan analarımızdan
sizin (your) ananızdan analarınızdan
onların (their) anasından or analarından analarından
genitive
singular plural
mənim (my) anamın analarımın
sənin (your) ananın analarının
onun (his/her/its) anasının analarının
bizim (our) anamızın analarımızın
sizin (your) ananızın analarınızın
onların (their) anasının or analarının analarının

Further reading edit

  • ana” in Obastan.com.

Chichewa edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

aná class 2

  1. plural of mwana

Crimean Tatar edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Turkic *ana.

Noun edit

ana

  1. mother, mom
    Synonyms: abay, anay, nene

Declension edit

References edit

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

Cypriot Arabic edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Arabicأَنَا(ʔanā).

Pronoun edit

ana m sg or f sg

  1. I (first-person singular subject pronoun)

See also edit

Cypriot Arabic personal pronouns
Isolated nominative pronouns
singular plural
1st person ana naxni
2nd person m int intu
f inti
3rd person m uo, o1 innen, enne1
f ie, e1
1. Used as a copula.

References edit

  • Borg, Alexander (2004) A Comparative Glossary of Cypriot Maronite Arabic (Arabic–English) (Handbook of Oriental Studies; I.70), Leiden and Boston: Brill, page 146

Czech edit

Pronunciation edit

Pronoun edit

ana

  1. (archaic) Alternative form of ona

Dongxiang edit

Etymology edit

Ultimately from Proto-Turkic *ana.

Compare Bonan aane, Karakhanidاَنا(ana), Uyghurئانا(ana), Western Yugur ana, Turkish ana.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

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.

Synonyms edit

Related terms edit

Gothic edit

Romanization edit

ana

  1. Romanization of 𐌰𐌽𐌰

Hawaiian edit

Etymology edit

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

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈa.na/, [ˈɐ.nə]

Noun edit

ana

  1. cave, cavern

Derived terms edit

Ibanag edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Philippine *anak, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *anak, from Proto-Austronesian *aNak.

Noun edit

anâ

  1. child; offspring

Icelandic edit

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

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

  1. to rush on, barge into

Conjugation edit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Indonesian edit

Etymology edit

From Arabicأَنَا(ʔanā), from Proto-Semitic *ʾanāku, from Proto-Afroasiatic *ˀanāku.

Pronunciation edit

Pronoun edit

ana

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

Usage notes edit

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

Irish edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Old Irish anai m pl (wealth, riches, prosperity).

Noun edit

ana m (genitive singular ana)

  1. (literary) wealth, prosperity
Declension edit

Etymology 2 edit

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

Noun edit

ana f (genitive singular ana, nominative plural anaí)

  1. spell of fine weather
Declension edit

Mutation edit

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.

References edit

Italian edit

Adverb edit

ana

  1. (medicine) ana (in equal quantities)

Japanese edit

Romanization edit

ana

  1. Rōmaji transcription of あな

Javanese edit

Romanization edit

ana

  1. Romanization of ꦲꦤ

Kambera edit

Etymology edit

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

Noun edit

ana

  1. child

Derived terms edit

  • paana (to give birth to)

Kaxuyana edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Cariban *apina. Compare Ye'kwana nña, Trió anja, Wayana emna, Waiwai amna.

Pronoun edit

ana

  1. we (exclusive)

References edit

  • Spike Gildea, On Reconstructing Grammar: Comparative Cariban Morphosyntax

Laboya edit

Etymology edit

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

Noun edit

ana

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

See also edit

References edit

  • 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

Lithuanian edit

Pronunciation edit

Pronoun edit

anà f sg

  1. nominative/instrumental feminine singular of anas

Particle edit

anà

  1. there (it) is

Related terms edit

Further reading edit

Malay edit

Etymology edit

From Arabicأَنَا(ʔanā), from Proto-Semitic *ʾanāku, from Proto-Afroasiatic *ˀanāku.

Pronunciation edit

Pronoun edit

ana (Jawi spellingانا⁩)

  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 also edit

Maori edit

Etymology edit

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

Noun edit

ana

  1. cave

Maranao edit

Noun edit

ana

  1. guest
    Synonyms: banto, ma'ana

Murui Huitoto edit

Etymology edit

From a- +‎ na. Cognates include Minica Huitoto ana and Nüpode Huitoto ana.

Pronunciation edit

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

Adverb edit

ana

  1. down, below

Derived terms edit

References edit

  • Shirley Burtch (1983) Diccionario Huitoto Murui (Tomo I) (Linguistica Peruana No. 20)‎[2] (in Spanish), Yarinacocha, Peru: Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, page 25
  • Katarzyna Izabela Wojtylak (2017) A grammar of Murui (Bue): a Witotoan language of Northwest Amazonia.[3], Townsville: James Cook University press (PhD thesis), page 307

Northern Kurdish edit

Pronunciation edit

Adverb edit

ana (Arabic spellingئانا⁩)

  1. Alternative form of niha (now)

References edit

  • Chyet, Michael L. (2020), “ana”, in Ferhenga Birûskî: Kurmanji–English Dictionary (Language Series; 1), volume 1, London: Transnational Press, page 8

Old English edit

Adjective edit

āna

  1. sole
  2. alone
    • c. 992, Ælfric, "St. Benedict, Abbot"
      Gang nū tō mynstre ġif þū mæġe, and mē āna forlǣt.
      Now go to the monastery if you can, and leave me alone.
    • c. 992, Ælfric, "On the Beginning of Creation"
      Þa cwæð God, "Nis na gedafenlic þæt þes man āna beo, and næbbe nænne fultum; ac uton gewyrcan him gemacan, him to fultume and to frofre."
      Then said God, "It is not fitting that this man be alone, and have no help; now let us make him a mate for help and comfort."
    • c. 992, Ælfric, "On the Beginning of Creation"
      He is Ealdor and Scyppend ealra gódnyssa and sibbe, and he foresende his acennednysse ungewunelice sibbe, forðan ðe næfre næs swilc sibb ær þam fyrste on middangearde, swilc swa wæs on his gebyrde-tide, swa þæt eall middangeard wæs anes mannes rice underðeod, and eal mennisc him ānum cynelic gafol ageaf.
      He is Prince and Author of all things good and of peace, and he sent before his birth unwonted peace, for never was there such peace before that period in the world, as there was at the time of his birth; so that all the world was subjected to the empire of one man, and all mankind paid royal tribute to him alone.
  3. by itself
  4. only

Declension edit

Old High German edit

Etymology 1 edit

Equivalent to a feminine form of ano (grandfather), related to Proto-Germanic *anô, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₂en-. Akin to Latin anus (old woman), Old Prussian ane (grandmother), etc.

Noun edit

ana f

  1. grandmother
Related terms edit
  • ano (grandfather)
Descendants edit
  • Middle High German: ane

Etymology 2 edit

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

Preposition edit

ana

  1. at
  2. on

Adverb edit

ana

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

Pali edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology 1 edit

Verb edit

ana

  1. imperative active second-person singular of anati (to breathe)

Etymology 2 edit

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Noun edit

ana n[1]

  1. cart[1]
Declension edit

References edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Childers, Robert Caesar, Dictionary of the Päli language, London: Trübner & Company, 1875, page 31.

Rapa Nui edit

Pronunciation edit

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

Particle edit

ana

  1. Introduces the irrealis mood.

References edit

  • Veronica Du Feu (1996) Rapanui (Descriptive Grammars), Routledge, →ISBN, page 56
  • Paulus Kieviet (2017) A grammar of Rapa Nui[4], Berlin: Language Science Press, →ISBN, page 546

Rukai edit

Conjunction edit

ana

  1. if

Salar edit

Etymology edit

Cognate with Turkish ana (mother).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

ana (3rd person possessive anası, plural analar)

  1. (dated) girl
    Synonym: gız
    • 2004, “Men yıraxdan gelğende”, 阿布都·卡德尔 [Abdu Qadır] (lyrics), 阿布都·卡德尔 [Abdu Qadır] (music)‎[5]performed by 伊利亚斯·铁克 [İlyas Teck]:
      Asmanda bulut yerde duman,
      Ananıñ göñlüni bilmaci,
      Gök almanı gilla tadaci,
      Bir ağız yise acı irari. (Ili Salar)
      Cloud in the sky fog on the ground,
      I can't figure out the girl's mind.
      I pulled off the green apple in a hurry.
      If you eat a little, it tastes bitter.
  2. daughter

References edit

  • Tenishev, Edhem (1976), “ana”, in Stroj salárskovo jazyká [Grammar of Salar], Moscow, page 288
  • 林 (Lin), 莲云 (Lianyun) (1985), “ana”, in 撒拉语简志 [A Brief History of Salar], Beijing: 民族出版社: 琴書店, →OCLC, page 4, 20
  • Ölmez, Mehmet (December 2012), “Oğuzların En Doğudaki Kolu: Salırlar ve Dilleri [The Easternmost Branch of the Oghuzs: Salars and Their Language]”, in Türk Dili (in Turkish), volume CII, issue 732, pages 38-43
  • 马伟 (Ma Wei), 朝克 (Chao Ke) (2014), “ana”, in 撒拉语366条会话读本 [Salar 366 Conversation Reader], 1st edition, 社会科学文献出版社 (Social Science Literature Press), →ISBN, page 109
  • 马伟 (Ma Wei), 朝克 (Chao Ke) (2016), “ana”, in 濒危语言——撒拉语研究 [Endangered Languages ​​- Salar Language Studies], 青海 (Qinghai): 国家社会科学基金项目 (National Social Science Foundation Project), page 191

Scots edit

Adverb edit

ana (not comparable)

  1. Alternative form of an a'

Swahili edit

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

ana

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

Swedish edit

Etymology edit

From German ahnen.

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

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

  1. to have a feeling that something will happen, has happened or is in a certain way, without really having firm reason for the belief
    Jag anar att någon kommer att känna igen honom trots förklädnaden.
    I have a feeling that someone will recognize him despite the disguise.
  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.

Conjugation edit

Derived terms edit

Noun edit

ana c

  1. (genealogy) ancestor, forefather
    Synonym: förfader

Ternate edit

Pronunciation edit

Pronoun edit

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

  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 notes edit

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

See also edit

References edit

  • 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

Tokelauan edit

Pronunciation edit

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

Etymology 1 edit

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

Noun edit

ana

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

Verb edit

ana

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

Etymology 2 edit

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

Pronoun edit

a ana

  1. (alienable) his, hers
See also edit

Determiner edit

ana

  1. (alienable) his, her
See also edit

References edit

  • R. Simona, editor (1986) Tokelau Dictionary[6], Auckland: Office of Tokelau Affairs, page 15

Tooro edit

Tooro numbers (edit)
400[a], [b]
[a], [b] ←  30 40 50  → [a], [b]
4[a], [b]
    Cardinal: makumi ana, ana

Etymology edit

Sense 2 is a clipping of makumi ana (forty).

Pronunciation edit

Numeral edit

ana

  1. class 6 form of -na (four)
  2. forty

Usage notes edit

  • Sense 2 (forty) cannot not used when a class 6 noun precedes it, in which case it means "four". makumi ana is used instead.

Turkish edit

Etymology 1 edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

ana

  1. dative singular of an

Etymology 2 edit

From Ottoman Turkishآننه⁩, ⁧انا⁩, from Proto-Turkic *ana (mother), *eńe (mother). Cognate with Old Turkic𐰣𐰀(ana).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

ana (definite accusative anayı, plural analar)

  1. mother
    Synonym: anne
    Bak görürsün! Seni anama şikâyet edeceğim.
    You will see! I will complain about you to my mother.
Declension edit
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
Derived terms edit

Adjective edit

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
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Vilamovian edit

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Conjunction edit

ana

  1. and

Wolof edit

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Adverb edit

ana

  1. (interrogative) where is, how are

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

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Preposition edit

ana

  1. Alternative form of on
    • 1867, CONGRATULATORY ADDRESS IN THE DIALECT OF FORTH AND BARGY, page 116, lines 6-8:
      Na oure gladès ana whilke we dellt wi' mattoke, an zing t'oure caulès wi plou,
      In our valleys where we were digging with the spade, or as we whistled to our horses in the plough,

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  • Jacob Poole (1867), William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith, page 116

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Etymology 1 edit

From à- (nominalizing prefix) +‎ (to spend), literally that which time has already been spent on.

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Noun edit

àná

  1. yesterday
  2. (euphemistic) deceased, late
    Synonym: olóògbé
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Etymology 2 edit

Cognate with Igala àna

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  • IPA(key): /à.nã̄/
  • (Èkìtì, Ifẹ̀) IPA(key): /à.nã̀/

Noun edit

àna or ànà

  1. in-law
    Synonym: (Oǹdó) àlè
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Zazaki edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Turkish ana (mother).

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ana

  1. mam
  2. mother