See also: ñaño, nano-, -nano, nanó-, and Nan'ō

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From nano-, from Latin nānus, from Ancient Greek νᾶνος (nânos)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈnænəʊ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ænəʊ

NounEdit

nano (countable and uncountable, plural nanos)

  1. (uncountable, often attributive) Clipping of nanotechnology
    • 2012 May 22, Jacy Meyer, “To Czech Industry, Everything Is Nano”, in The International Herald Tribune[1], ISSN 0362-4331:
      The Czech government is actively supporting the nano industry through the participation of ministries and universities in research and development programs.
  2. (countable, science fiction) A nanotechnological device, such as a computer
  3. (countable, science fiction) A nanoscale device, such as a robot
  4. (countable) Clipping of nanosecond.
  5. (countable) Clipping of nanometre.

AdjectiveEdit

nano (not comparable)

  1. Clipping of nanoscale.
  2. Clipping of nanotechnological.

ReferencesEdit

  • (nanotechnology): OED 2003

AnagramsEdit


AsturianEdit

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

nano

  1. neuter singular of nanu

BasqueEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Proto-Basque, from Latin nānus (dwarf), from Ancient Greek νᾶνος (nânos, dwarf).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

nano (comparative nanoago, superlative nanoen, excessive nanoegi)

  1. dwarf, miniature, minuscule
    Synonym: txatxar

DeclensionEdit

Declension of nano (adjective, ending in vowel)
indefinite singular plural
absolutive nano nanoa nanoak
ergative nanok nanoak nanoek
dative nanori nanoari nanoei
genitive nanoren nanoaren nanoen
comitative nanorekin nanoarekin nanoekin
causative nanorengatik nanoarengatik nanoengatik
benefactive nanorentzat nanoarentzat nanoentzat
instrumental nanoz nanoaz nanoez
inessive anim. nanorengan nanoarengan nanoengan
inanim. nanotan nanoan nanoetan
locative anim.
inanim. nanotako nanoko nanoetako
allative anim. nanorengana nanoarengana nanoengana
inanim. nanotara nanora nanoetara
terminative anim. nanorenganaino nanoarenganaino nanoenganaino
inanim. nanotaraino nanoraino nanoetaraino
directive anim. nanorenganantz nanoarenganantz nanoenganantz
inanim. nanotarantz nanorantz nanoetarantz
destinative anim. nanorenganako nanoarenganako nanoenganako
inanim. nanotarako nanorako nanoetarako
ablative anim. nanorengandik nanoarengandik nanoengandik
inanim. nanotatik nanotik nanoetatik
partitive nanorik
prolative nanotzat

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

nano inan or anim

  1. (animate) dwarf, midget
    Synonym: ipotx
  2. (inanimate, astronomy) dwarf star

DeclensionEdit

Declension of nano (animate and inanimate, ending in vowel)
indefinite singular plural
absolutive nano nanoa nanoak
ergative nanok nanoak nanoek
dative nanori nanoari nanoei
genitive nanoren nanoaren nanoen
comitative nanorekin nanoarekin nanoekin
causative nanorengatik nanoarengatik nanoengatik
benefactive nanorentzat nanoarentzat nanoentzat
instrumental nanoz nanoaz nanoez
inessive anim. nanorengan nanoarengan nanoengan
inanim. nanotan nanoan nanoetan
locative anim.
inanim. nanotako nanoko nanoetako
allative anim. nanorengana nanoarengana nanoengana
inanim. nanotara nanora nanoetara
terminative anim. nanorenganaino nanoarenganaino nanoenganaino
inanim. nanotaraino nanoraino nanoetaraino
directive anim. nanorenganantz nanoarenganantz nanoenganantz
inanim. nanotarantz nanorantz nanoetarantz
destinative anim. nanorenganako nanoarenganako nanoenganako
inanim. nanotarako nanorako nanoetarako
ablative anim. nanorengandik nanoarengandik nanoengandik
inanim. nanotatik nanotik nanoetatik
partitive nanorik
prolative nanotzat

Further readingEdit

  • nano” in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia, euskaltzaindia.eus
  • nano” in Orotariko Euskal Hiztegia, euskaltzaindia.eus

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Variant of nan.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

nano m (plural nanos, feminine nana)

  1. (colloquial) Synonym of nen (boy)
    • 2019 October 16, Manuel Jabois, “Barcelona no crema bé, viatge al final de la nit”, in El País[2]:
      Un grup de manifestants, liderat per nanos emboçats i amb el cap cobert per caputxes de dessuadora fosca i, a 50 metres, una filera de Mossos quiets, parapetats en escuts.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

Further readingEdit


EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin nānus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈnano]
  • Rhymes: -ano
  • Hyphenation: na‧no

NounEdit

nano (accusative singular nanon, plural nanoj, accusative plural nanojn)

  1. dwarf, pygmy
  2. (astronomy) dwarf star (star of relatively small size)

Derived termsEdit


ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin nānus, from Ancient Greek νᾶνος (nânos).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈna.no/
  • Rhymes: -ano
  • Hyphenation: nà‧no

AdjectiveEdit

nano (feminine nana, masculine plural nani, feminine plural nane)

  1. dwarfish

NounEdit

nano m (plural nani, feminine nana)

  1. dwarf, midget
  2. (informal, often offensive) shorty (etc.)

Derived termsEdit

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

(Classical) IPA(key): /ˈnaː.noː/, [ˈnäːnoː]

NounEdit

nānō

  1. dative/ablative singular of nānus

MasbatenyoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *anu, from Proto-Austronesian *(na-)nu.

PronounEdit

nano

  1. (interrogative) what

MeriamEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

nano

  1. breast

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Rhymes: (Portugal) -ɐnu, (Brazil) -ɐ̃nu
  • Hyphenation: na‧no

VerbEdit

nano

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of nanar

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Clipping of enano (dwarf).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

nano m (plural nanos)

  1. man, dude

Tocharian BEdit

AdverbEdit

nano

  1. again, once more