See also: Anus, ânus, añus, anüs, and -anus

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First attested in 1658, borrowed from Middle French anus or its etymon Latin ānus (ring, anus), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁eh₂no- (ring). See also anal, annular, annelid.

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anus (plural anuses or ani)

  1. (anatomy) The lower orifice of the alimentary canal in many animals, through which feces and flatus are ejected.
  2. (informal, derogatory) An impolite, unpopular, or unintelligent person.

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Catalan

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Latin ānus (ring, anus)

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anus m (invariable)

  1. (anatomy) anus
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Dutch

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Latin ānus (ring, anus)

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈaː.nʏs/
  • Audio:(file)
  • Hyphenation: anus

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anus m (plural anussen or ani, diminutive anusje n)

  1. anus

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Finnish

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Etymology

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Learned borrowing from Latin ānus (ring, anus).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈɑ(ː)nus/, [ˈɑ̝(ː)nus̠]
  • Rhymes: -ɑnus
  • Syllabification(key): a‧nus

Noun

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anus

  1. anus
    Synonyms: see peräaukko

Declension

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Inflection of anus (Kotus type 39/vastaus, no gradation)
nominative anus anukset
genitive anuksen anusten
anuksien
partitive anusta anuksia
illative anukseen anuksiin
singular plural
nominative anus anukset
accusative nom. anus anukset
gen. anuksen
genitive anuksen anusten
anuksien
partitive anusta anuksia
inessive anuksessa anuksissa
elative anuksesta anuksista
illative anukseen anuksiin
adessive anuksella anuksilla
ablative anukselta anuksilta
allative anukselle anuksille
essive anuksena anuksina
translative anukseksi anuksiksi
abessive anuksetta anuksitta
instructive anuksin
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of anus (Kotus type 39/vastaus, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative anukseni anukseni
accusative nom. anukseni anukseni
gen. anukseni
genitive anukseni anusteni
anuksieni
partitive anustani anuksiani
inessive anuksessani anuksissani
elative anuksestani anuksistani
illative anukseeni anuksiini
adessive anuksellani anuksillani
ablative anukseltani anuksiltani
allative anukselleni anuksilleni
essive anuksenani anuksinani
translative anuksekseni anuksikseni
abessive anuksettani anuksittani
instructive
comitative anuksineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative anuksesi anuksesi
accusative nom. anuksesi anuksesi
gen. anuksesi
genitive anuksesi anustesi
anuksiesi
partitive anustasi anuksiasi
inessive anuksessasi anuksissasi
elative anuksestasi anuksistasi
illative anukseesi anuksiisi
adessive anuksellasi anuksillasi
ablative anukseltasi anuksiltasi
allative anuksellesi anuksillesi
essive anuksenasi anuksinasi
translative anukseksesi anuksiksesi
abessive anuksettasi anuksittasi
instructive
comitative anuksinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative anuksemme anuksemme
accusative nom. anuksemme anuksemme
gen. anuksemme
genitive anuksemme anustemme
anuksiemme
partitive anustamme anuksiamme
inessive anuksessamme anuksissamme
elative anuksestamme anuksistamme
illative anukseemme anuksiimme
adessive anuksellamme anuksillamme
ablative anukseltamme anuksiltamme
allative anuksellemme anuksillemme
essive anuksenamme anuksinamme
translative anukseksemme anuksiksemme
abessive anuksettamme anuksittamme
instructive
comitative anuksinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative anuksenne anuksenne
accusative nom. anuksenne anuksenne
gen. anuksenne
genitive anuksenne anustenne
anuksienne
partitive anustanne anuksianne
inessive anuksessanne anuksissanne
elative anuksestanne anuksistanne
illative anukseenne anuksiinne
adessive anuksellanne anuksillanne
ablative anukseltanne anuksiltanne
allative anuksellenne anuksillenne
essive anuksenanne anuksinanne
translative anukseksenne anuksiksenne
abessive anuksettanne anuksittanne
instructive
comitative anuksinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative anuksensa anuksensa
accusative nom. anuksensa anuksensa
gen. anuksensa
genitive anuksensa anustensa
anuksiensa
partitive anustaan
anustansa
anuksiaan
anuksiansa
inessive anuksessaan
anuksessansa
anuksissaan
anuksissansa
elative anuksestaan
anuksestansa
anuksistaan
anuksistansa
illative anukseensa anuksiinsa
adessive anuksellaan
anuksellansa
anuksillaan
anuksillansa
ablative anukseltaan
anukseltansa
anuksiltaan
anuksiltansa
allative anukselleen
anuksellensa
anuksilleen
anuksillensa
essive anuksenaan
anuksenansa
anuksinaan
anuksinansa
translative anuksekseen
anukseksensa
anuksikseen
anuksiksensa
abessive anuksettaan
anuksettansa
anuksittaan
anuksittansa
instructive
comitative anuksineen
anuksinensa

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French

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Latin ānus (ring; anus)

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anus m (plural anus)

  1. (anatomy) anus

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  • Turkish: anüs

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Etymology 1

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From Proto-Italic *ānos (ring), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁eh₂no- (ring). Possibly cognate with Old Irish áinne (from Proto-Celtic *ānniyos (ring)), Old Armenian անուր (anur, ring, necklace).[1]

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ānus m (genitive ānī); second declension

  1. a ring (of a more geometrical sense)
  2. an anus
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Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative ānus ānī
Genitive ānī ānōrum
Dative ānō ānīs
Accusative ānum ānōs
Ablative ānō ānīs
Vocative āne ānī
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Etymology 2

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From Proto-Italic *anus (old woman), from *h₂en-H-o- (old woman). Cognates include Ancient Greek ἀννίς (annís, grandmother), Old Armenian հան (han, grandmother), Lithuanian anyta (mother-in-law), Old High German ana (grandmother), ano (grandfather), Old Prussian ane (grandmother).[1]

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anus f (genitive anūs); fourth declension

  1. old woman, crone, old maid, matron
    • 8 CE, Ovid, Fasti 6.415–416:
      ‘valeās, anus optima!’ dīxī ‘quod superest aevī, molle sit omne, tuī.’
      “May you be healthy, worthy old woman!” I said. “May what is remaining of your life all be gentle.”
    • 11th to 13th century, In taberna quando sumus, from Carmina Burana:
      … bibit soror, bibit frater,
      bibit anus, bibit mater, …
      … the sister drinks, the brother drinks,
      the old lady drinks, the mother drinks, …
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Fourth-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative anus anūs
Genitive anūs anuum
Dative anuī anibus
Accusative anum anūs
Ablative anū anibus
Vocative anus anūs
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anus f

  1. (of a woman) old, elderly, aged
  2. (of a thing, grammatically feminine) old, aged
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Only used with feminine nouns: the masculine counterpart is senex. Has the sense of an adjective, but declined like the noun. The use with inanimate feminine nouns is attested mostly in poetry in the nominative singular. See Citations:anus.

Etymology 3

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See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

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anūs

  1. inflection of anus:
    1. genitive singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative plural

References

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  • (anus):anus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • (ring):anus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • (crone):anus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • anus”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • anus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • anus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  1. 1.0 1.1 De Vaan, Michiel (2008) “ānus”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 45

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Verb

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·anus

  1. first-person singular future/present subjunctive conjunct of aingid
  2. first-person singular preterite conjunct of anaid

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Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
·anus unchanged ·n-anus
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Latin ānus (ring, anus)

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anus n (plural anusuri)

  1. (anatomy) anus

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Swedish

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Latin ānus (ring, anus)

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anus n

  1. (anatomy) anus

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Declension of anus 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative anus anuset anus anusen
Genitive anus anusets anus anusens

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