EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἀνα- (ana-), from ἀνά (aná, on, up, above, throughout). Doublet of on-.

PrefixEdit

ana-

  1. up
    e.g. anatomy
  2. on
    e.g. anabranch
  3. again
    e.g. anabaptist
  4. backward
    e.g. anagram
  5. excessive
    e.g. anagalactic
  6. apiece
    e.g. anaphase

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

PrefixEdit

ana-

  1. ana-

Derived termsEdit


GothicEdit

RomanizationEdit

ana-

  1. Romanization of 𐌰𐌽𐌰-

IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English ana-, from Ancient Greek ἀνα- (ana-), from ἀνά (aná, on, up, above, throughout).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈana]
  • Hyphenation: ana

PrefixEdit

ana-

  1. up
    e.g. anatomi
  2. again
    e.g. analogi

Alternative formsEdit

Derived termsEdit

Category Indonesian terms prefixed with ana- not found

Further readingEdit


IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Ancient Greek ἀνα- (ana-).

PrefixEdit

ana-

  1. ana-
Alternative formsEdit
  • anai- (before slender consonants)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

PrefixEdit

ana-

  1. Munster form of an- (very, great)
Usage notesEdit

Triggers lenition of a following consonant. The variant an- is used before vowels instead.

  • ana-bheag
    very small
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit
  • an- (used before a vowel in Munster; used in all positions in Connacht and Ulster)

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.

Further readingEdit


ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Feminine form of Latin -anus

PrefixEdit

ana-

  1. ana- (almost always words of Greek origin)
  2. (chemistry) ana- (derived from naphthalene or quinoline)(Can we add an example for this sense?)
  3. Alternative form of a- before a vowel

Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *ana- (on).

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

ana-

  1. Forming verbs and adjectives from participles and nouns, with various senses of on, upon, to, there, thither.
    anawerpan "to throw upon"
  2. in, into; prefix used to intensify an action or to denote origin or initiation
    anagiboran "inborn"

PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Derived from Ancient Greek ᾰ̓νᾰ- (ana-).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈa.na/
  • Rhymes: -ana
  • Syllabification: a‧na

PrefixEdit

ana-

  1. ana-
    ana- + ‎faza → ‎anafaza

Derived termsEdit


PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Feminine form of Latin -anus

PrefixEdit

ana-

  1. ana- (up; upwards)

Derived termsEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

PrefixEdit

ana-

  1. Alternative form of an-

Derived termsEdit