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See also: Jana, jaña, and Jāņa

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FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a dialectal word meaning "row, line". First instance of the modern meaning in geometry is from 1860.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈjɑnɑ/, [ˈjɑnɑ]
  • Hyphenation: ja‧na
  • Rhymes: -ɑnɑ

NounEdit

jana

  1. (geometry) line segment

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of jana (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative jana janat
genitive janan janojen
partitive janaa janoja
illative janaan janoihin
singular plural
nominative jana janat
accusative nom. jana janat
gen. janan
genitive janan janojen
janainrare
partitive janaa janoja
inessive janassa janoissa
elative janasta janoista
illative janaan janoihin
adessive janalla janoilla
ablative janalta janoilta
allative janalle janoille
essive janana janoina
translative janaksi janoiksi
instructive janoin
abessive janatta janoitta
comitative janoineen

Derived termsEdit

AnagramsEdit


MaquiritariEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

jana

  1. (Ye'kwana dialect) ear

ReferencesEdit

  • Ed. Key, Mary Ritchie and Comrie, Bernard. The Intercontinental Dictionary Series, Carib (De'kwana).
  • Cáceres, Natalia. Grammaire Fonctionelle-Typologique du Ye'kwana.

PaliEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit जन (jana)

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

jana m

  1. person; man; people

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

jana in Pali Text Society (1921–1925), Pali-English Dictionary, London: Chipstead. (licensed under CC-BY-NC)


SwahiliEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

AdverbEdit

jana

  1. yesterday

NounEdit

jana (n class, plural jana)

  1. yesterday

Etymology 2Edit

From the root of mwana.

NounEdit

jana (ma class, plural majana)

  1. Augmentative of mwana: large child
  2. larva, grub

Derived termsEdit


ZuluEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From -de (long, tall) +‎ -ana (diminutive).

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /dʒaːna/

AdjectiveEdit

-jana

  1. rather long
  2. fairly tall

InflectionEdit

Adjective concord
Modifier Copulative
1st singular engimjana ngimjana
2nd singular omjana umjana
1st plural esibajana sibajana
2nd plural enibajana nibajana
Class 1 omjana mjana
Class 2 abajana bajana
Class 3 omjana mjana
Class 4 emijana mijana
Class 5 elijana lijana
Class 6 amajana majana
Class 7 esijana sijana
Class 8 ezinjana zinjana
Class 9 enjana injana
Class 10 ezinjana zinjana
Class 11 olujana lujana
Class 14 obujana bujana
Class 15 okujana kujana
Class 17 okujana kujana

ReferencesEdit

C. M. Doke; B. W. Vilakazi (1972), “-jana”, in Zulu-English Dictionary, →ISBN: “-jana