nanu

See also: ñañu

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AsturianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin nānus.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

nanu m sg ‎(feminine singular nana, masculine plural nanos, feminine plural nanes)

  1. dwarf

Related termsEdit


GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Low German na ‎(well) +‎ nu ‎(now).[1]

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

nanu

  1. (chiefly Northern Germany) An expression of wonderment or confusion.
    • 2015 July 6, “Starts trotz Nachtflugverbot”[1], Frankfurter Rundschau:
      Nanu, was macht denn der Flieger da zu so später Stunde?
      Well now, what are the planes doing at so late an hour?

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2000, Hans Meyer, Walther Kiaulehn, Siegfried Mauermann, Der richtige Berliner in Wörtern und Redensarten, page 141

HulaEdit

NounEdit

nanu

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • A Comparative Vocabulary of the Dialects of British New Guinea (1895)
  • Andrew K. Pawley, ‎Malcolm D. Ross, Austronesian Terminolgies: Continuity and Change (1994), page 458

KeaparaEdit

NounEdit

nanu

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • A Comparative Vocabulary of the Dialects of British New Guinea (1895)

SinaugoroEdit

NounEdit

nanu

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • A Comparative Vocabulary of the Dialects of British New Guinea (1895)
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