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AdverbEdit

cana

  1. Alternative spelling of canah

GalicianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese, from Latin canna (reed), from Ancient Greek κάννα (kánna, reed), from Akkadian 𒄀 (qanû, reed), from Sumerian 𒄀𒈾 (gi.na).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cana f (plural canas)

  1. (botany) cane, reed (any plant with a fibrous, elongated stalk, such as a sugarcane or bamboo)
    1. the stem of such plants
    2. (botany) giant reed (Arundo donax)
    3. (botany) sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum, tropical grass from which sugar is extracted)
      Synonym: cana de azucre
    4. fishing rod
      Synonym: cana de pescar
    5. a slender twig
      • c1350, Kelvin M. Parker (ed.), Historia Troyana. Santiago: Instituto Padre Sarmiento, page 194:
        outros que nõ an boca senõ tã estreyta [como] hũa cana de avelão
        and others that almost have no mouth, but one so narrow as a hazel twig
      Synonym: cimbra
    6. (nautical) tiller
    7. shaft
    8. shaft of a boot
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin canus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cana f (plural canas)

  1. white or gray hair

AdjectiveEdit

cana

  1. feminine singular of cano

ReferencesEdit

  • cana” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • cana” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • cana” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • cana” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • cana” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish cana.

NounEdit

cana m (genitive singular canann)

  1. cub, whelp
  2. bardic poet of the fourth order

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

cana

  1. present subjunctive of can

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cana chana gcana
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈka.na/, [ˈkäːn̺ä]
  • Hyphenation: cà‧na

Etymology 1Edit

Clipping of canapa (hemp).

NounEdit

cana f (plural cane)

  1. (rare) marijuana cigarette, joint
    Synonym: spinello

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

AdjectiveEdit

cana

  1. Feminine singular of adjective cano.

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

cāna

  1. inflection of cānus:
    1. nominative/vocative feminine singular
    2. nominative/vocative/accusative neuter plural

AdjectiveEdit

cānā

  1. ablative feminine singular of cānus

ReferencesEdit

  • cana in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • cana in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray
  • cana in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly

Middle IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish cano.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cana m

  1. cub
    Synonym: cuilén
  2. puppy
    Synonym: cuilén

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

  • Scottish Gaelic: cana
  • Irish: cana

MutationEdit

Middle Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
cana chana cana
pronounced with /ɡ(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin canna (reed), from Ancient Greek κάννα (kánna, reed), from Akkadian 𒄀 (qanû, reed), from Sumerian 𒄀𒈾 (gi.na).

NounEdit

cana f (plural canas)

  1. (botany) cane, reed (any plant with a fibrous, elongated stalk, such as a sugarcane or bamboo)
  2. (botany) sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum, tropical grass from which sugar is extracted)
    Synonym: cana-de-açúcar
  3. (botany) canna (any plant of the genus Canna)
  4. cane (walking stick)
    Synonym: bengala
  5. (Brazil, informal) cachaça (Brazilian rum made of sugarcane)
    Synonyms: aguardente, aguardente de cana, cachaça, canha (Rio Grande do Sul), pinga
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Unknown.

NounEdit

cana f (plural canas)

  1. (Brazil, slang) jail; prison
    Synonyms: cadeia, prisão, xadrez (Brazil, slang)

NounEdit

cana m, f (plural canas)

  1. (Brazil, slang) cop; police officer
    Synonyms: polícia, policial, tira (slang)

Scottish GaelicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

(This etymology is missing. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

NounEdit

cana m (genitive singular cana, plural canachan)

  1. killer whale, orca, grampus
    Synonym: mada-chuain
  2. porpoise
    Synonyms: pèileag, puthag
  3. sturgeon
    Synonyms: bradan-sligeach, bradan-cearr
  4. Order of poets, inferior to an ollamh.

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Irish cana.

NounEdit

cana m

  1. puppy, whelp

Etymology 3Edit

Borrowed from English can.

NounEdit

cana m (genitive singular cana, plural canaichean)

  1. can, tin
    Synonym: canastair

MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
cana chana
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin cāna, feminine of cānus (hoary), or derived from the feminine of Spanish cano. Compare Portuguese .

NounEdit

cana f (plural canas)

  1. white or gray hair
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

(This etymology is missing. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

NounEdit

cana f (uncountable)

  1. (Argentina, Uruguay) police force, police department
  2. (Argentina, Chile, Uruguay) jail, prison

cana m or f (plural canas)

  1. (Argentina, Uruguay) policeman, policewoman

Etymology 3Edit

AdjectiveEdit

cana

  1. Feminine singular of adjective cano.

Further readingEdit


VenetianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin canna (reed), from Ancient Greek κάννα (kánna, reed), from Akkadian 𒄀 (qanû, reed), from Sumerian 𒄀𒈾 (gi.na).

NounEdit

cana f (plural cane)

  1. tube
  2. pipe

WelshEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • cân (literary, third-person singular present/future; literary, second-person singular imperative)
  • canaf (first-person singular future)

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

cana

  1. inflection of canu:
    1. (colloquial) first-person singular future
    2. (literary) third-person singular present indicative/future
    3. second-person singular imperative

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cana gana nghana chana
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.