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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek νᾶνος (nânos, dwarf).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

nānus m (genitive nānī); second declension

  1. dwarf
  2. (by extension) small horse

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative nānus nānī
Genitive nānī nānōrum
Dative nānō nānīs
Accusative nānum nānōs
Ablative nānō nānīs
Vocative nāne nānī

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Northern SamiEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈnanuːs/

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Samic *nënōs.

AdjectiveEdit

nanus (comparative nannosit, superlative nannoseamọs)

  1. firm, strong
  2. stable, solid, secure
  3. steadfast

InflectionEdit

Odd, nn-n gradation
Attributive nanu
nana
Nominative nanus
Genitive nannosa
Attributive nanu
nana
Singular Plural
Nominative nanus nannosat
Accusative nannosa nannosiid
Genitive nannosa nannosiid
Illative nannosii nannosiidda
Locative nannosis nannosiin
Comitative nannosiin nannosiiguin
Essive nanusin

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