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See also: Anal, anál, añal, and -anál

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin ānālis.

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AdjectiveEdit

anal (comparative more anal, superlative most anal)

  1. (not comparable) of, related to, intended for or involving the anus
    anal thermometer
    an anal examination
    anal sex
  2. (psychoanalysis) of the stage in psychosexual development when the child's interest is alleged to be concentrated on the anal region.
  3. (psychology) of a person, compulsive and stubborn, obsessed with neatness and accuracy, supposedly from not having progressed beyond the anal stage.
    Please don't touch his furniture, as he can get very anal about things like that.

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NounEdit

anal (countable and uncountable, plural anals)

  1. Any of the anal scales of a reptile.
  2. (informal) anal sex
    In the right mood, I'll accept anal.
    I'll do anything except anal.

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BretonEdit

NounEdit

anal f (plural analioù)

  1. breath

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin ānālis, or coined in French from anus +‎ -al.

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AdjectiveEdit

anal (feminine singular anale, masculine plural anaux, feminine plural anales)

  1. anal (relating to the anus)

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin ānālis.

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anal (not comparable)

  1. anal

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PortugueseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin annālis; equivalent to ano +‎ -al.

AdjectiveEdit

anal m, f (plural anais, comparable)

  1. (obsolete) annual, yearly (happening once a year)

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anal m (plural anais)

  1. (obsolete) something that happens once a year

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Latin ānālis.

AdjectiveEdit

anal m, f (plural anais, comparable)

  1. anal

NounEdit

anal m (plural anais)

  1. anal (anal sex)

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French anal, Latin ānālis.

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anal m, n (feminine singular anală, masculine plural anali, feminine and neuter plural anale)

  1. anal

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SpanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Latin ānālis.

AdjectiveEdit

anal (plural anales)

  1. anal

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Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Latin annālis. Doublet of añal.

NounEdit

anal m (plural anales)

  1. annal
    Los demás hechos de Jehú ... están escritos en los anales de los reyes de Israel.
    The other deeds of Jehu ... are written in the annals of the kings of Israel. 2 Kings 10:34 NRV XXI

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