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See also: béna and Bena

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AragoneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

bena f (plural benas)

  1. vein

ReferencesEdit


CatalanEdit

NounEdit

bena f (plural benes)

  1. bandage

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


GaulishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *benā, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷḗn. Akin to Old Irish ben (Irish bean (woman)), Welsh benyw (woman), Ancient Greek γυνή (gunḗ, woman, female, wife) (Greek γυναίκα (gynaíka, woman, wife), English -gyny), Old English cwene (woman) (English queen), Old East Slavic жена (žena, woman, wife) (Russian жена (žena)).

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /benaː/

NounEdit

benā f

  1. woman
  2. wife

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Xavier Delamarre (2003) Dictionnaire de la langue gauloise: Une approche linguistique du vieux-celtique continental, →ISBN, page 72
  • Ranko Matasović (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic, →ISBN, page 61

Lule SamiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Samic *peanëk.

NounEdit

bena

  1. dog

InflectionEdit

Odd, dn-n gradation
Nominative bena
Genitive bednaga
Singular Plural
Nominative bena bednaga
Accusative bednagav bednagijt
Genitive bednaga bednagij
Illative bednagij bednagijda
Inessive bednagin bednagijn
Elative bednagis bednagijs
Comitative bednagijn bednagij
Abessive bednagadagá
bednagadagi
bednagijdagá
bednagijdagi
Essive benan
bednagin
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person bednagim
bednagam
bednagimme bednagimme
2nd person bednagit
bednagat
bednagihtte bednagihtte
3rd person bednagis bednagiska bednagisá

Further readingEdit


MalteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic بَنَى(banā)

VerbEdit

bena (imperfect jibni)

  1. build

ConjugationEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

bena n

  1. definite plural of ben

Old EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bēna m (nominative plural bēnan)

  1. petitioner, requester

DeclensionEdit


SwedishEdit

 
A "bena" passing over the middle of the skull, also known as a "mittbena"

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

bena c

  1. parting, a way of combing hair in which a line is formed, the hair to the right of which is combed to the right, and the hair to the left is combed to the left; the line so formed
DeclensionEdit
Declension of bena 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bena benan benor benorna
Genitive benas benans benors benornas
Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

bena (present benar, preterite benade, supine benat, imperative bena)

  1. to comb the hair into a "bena"

Etymology 2Edit

From ben (bone).

VerbEdit

bena (present benar, preterite benade, supine benat, imperative bena)

  1. (followed by ur) remove bones from a fish which is to be eaten
  2. (followed by ut) to attack a problem; to start to untangle a logical mess