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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PrefixEdit

ana-

  1. up
  2. on
  3. again
  4. backward
  5. excessive
  6. apiece (Can we add an example for this sense?)

Derived termsEdit


TranslationsEdit

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

PrefixEdit

ana-

  1. ana-

Derived termsEdit



GothicEdit

RomanizationEdit

ana-

  1. Romanization of 𐌰𐌽𐌰-

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
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

PrefixEdit

ana-

  1. ana- (almost always words of Greek origin)
  2. (chemistry) ana- (derived from naphthalene or quinoline)
  3. Variant of a- before a vowel

Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *ana (ana)

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"

PortugueseEdit

PrefixEdit

ana-

  1. ana- (up; upwards)

Derived termsEdit



Scottish GaelicEdit

PrefixEdit

ana-

  1. Alternative form of an-

Derived termsEdit