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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

An aphetic form of banana.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

nana (plural nanas)

  1. (informal) A banana, the fruit.
  2. (slang) A fool.
    You look a right nana dressed up like that.

Etymology 2Edit

Variant spelling of nanna.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

nana (plural nanas)

  1. (informal, term of endearment) One's grandmother.
  2. A nanny.

AnagramsEdit


AsturianEdit

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

nana

  1. feminine singular of nanu

BambaraEdit

PronunciationEdit

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VerbEdit

nana

  1. Past tense of na.

Bikol CentralEdit

NounEdit

nanà

  1. pus; matter

CebuanoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: na‧na

NounEdit

nana

  1. (uncountable) pus

ChickasawEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

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PronounEdit

nana

  1. something

DarkinjungEdit

EtymologyEdit

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PronounEdit

nana

  1. him (3rd person singular accusative)

EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin nanus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

nana (accusative singular nanan, plural nanaj, accusative plural nanajn)

  1. dwarf

FijianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Oceanic *nanaq, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *nanaq, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *nanaq, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *nanaq, from Proto-Austronesian *naNaq.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

nana

  1. pus (fluid found in regions of infection)

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Diminutive form of Anne, Anna, popularised after Zola's 1880 novel Nana.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

nana f (plural nanas)

  1. (slang) chick, bird (especially when attractive)

Further readingEdit

AnagramsEdit


GarawaEdit

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

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DeterminerEdit

nana

  1. that

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Ilana Mushin, A Grammar of (Western) Garrwa (2012)

IlocanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Philippine [Term?], from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *nanaq, from Proto-Austronesian *naNaq.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

nána

  1. pus (fluid found in regions of infection)

IsnagEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Philippine [Term?], from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *nanaq, from Proto-Austronesian *naNaq.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

nána

  1. pus (fluid found in regions of infection)

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈna.na/
  • Hyphenation: nà‧na

AdjectiveEdit

nana

  1. feminine singular of nano

NounEdit

nana f (plural nane)

  1. (female) dwarf

AnagramsEdit


IvatanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Philippine [Term?], from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *nanaq, from Proto-Austronesian *naNaq.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

nana

  1. pus (fluid found in regions of infection)

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

nana

  1. Rōmaji transcription of なな

KrisaEdit

EtymologyEdit

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PronounEdit

nana

  1. I

LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

nāna f (genitive nānae); first declension

  1. dwarf (female)

DeclensionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative nāna nānae
genitive nānae nānārum
dative nānae nānīs
accusative nānam nānās
ablative nānā nānīs
vocative nāna nānae

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


LivonianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *nenä.

NounEdit

nana

  1. nose

Lower SorbianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

nana

  1. inflection of nan:
    1. genitive and accusative singular
    2. nominative dual

MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Tamil அண்ணா (aṇṇā).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

nana

  1. brother (older male sibling)

See alsoEdit


MarshalleseEdit

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

  • MED phonemes: {nahnah}
  • IPA phonemes: /nʲaɰnʲaɰ/
  • IPA articulation: [nʲæ͡ɑɑ̯nʲæ͡ɑɑ̯]


AdjectiveEdit

nana

  1. bad
  2. wicked
  3. evil
  4. inedible

ReferencesEdit


NiasEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *nanah, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *nanaq, from Proto-Austronesian *naNaq.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

nana (mutated form nana)

  1. pus (fluid found in regions of infection)

Northern PaiuteEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Cahuilla náxanish

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

nana (plural naana)

  1. man

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

nana f (plural nanas)

  1. nap; a quick or little sleep

VerbEdit

nana

  1. third-person singular present indicative of nanar
  2. second-person singular affirmative imperative of nanar

Serbo-CroatianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Of expressive/onomatopoetic origin.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

nána f (Cyrillic spelling на́на)

  1. mother
  2. grandmother

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish نعنع (nane), from Arabic نَعْنَع (naʿnaʿ), نَعْنَاع (naʿnāʿ).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

nána f (Cyrillic spelling на́на)

  1. mint
SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • nana” in Hrvatski jezični portal
  • nana” in Hrvatski jezični portal

SimeulueEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *nanah, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *nanaq, from Proto-Austronesian *naNaq.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

nana

  1. pus (fluid found in regions of infection)

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Echoic/imitative.

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): [nana]

NounEdit

nana f (plural nanas)

  1. (Latin America) nanny
  2. (colloquial) granny, grandmother
  3. lullaby

SynonymsEdit


TagalogEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

nanà

  1. pus; matter

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

nana

  1. aunt

TahitianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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InterjectionEdit

nana

  1. bye, goodbye

Toba BatakEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *nanah, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *nanaq, from Proto-Austronesian *naNaq.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

nana (Batak spelling ᯉᯉ)

  1. pus (fluid found in regions of infection)

WanyiEdit

EtymologyEdit

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DeterminerEdit

nana

  1. that

ReferencesEdit

  • Mary Laughren, Rob Pensalfini, Tom Mylne, Accounting for verb-initial order in an Australian language, in Verb First: On the syntax of verb-initial languages (2005)

Waray-WarayEdit

NounEdit

nanà

  1. pus; abscess