ChuukeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

ne- +‎ -no

VerbEdit

neno

  1. to look away
  2. to open one's eyes (from sleep)

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese neno, from a Vulgar Latin *ninnus, probably imitative of infantile language. Compare Spanish niño, Asturian neñu, Italian nino.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈne.nʊ/
  • (file)

NounEdit

neno m (plural nenos, feminine nena, feminine plural nenas)

  1. boy; male child, especially before puberty
    • 1259, Á. Rodríguez González & J. A. Rey Caiña (eds.), "Tumbo de Lorenzana", in Estudios Mindonienses, 8, page 148:
      un neno que auia Fernan Gundisalui de Maria Dominguez que era afillado de don Romeu Perez, abbade de Uillanoua de Laurençana
      a boy that Fernán González had of María Dominguez, who was godson of Don Romeu Pérez, abbot of Vilanova de Lourenzá
    Synonyms: cativo, meniño
  2. (in the plural) children
    • 1370, R. Lorenzo (ed.), Crónica troiana. Introducción e texto. A Coruña: Fundación Barrié, page 661:
      Et outros muytos nenos et donas et dõzelas tirarõ os gregos do tenplo, et nõnos quiserõ matar, mays leuárõnos cõsigo pera Greçia
      And the Greek took many other children and women and young ladies from the temple, and they didn't want to kill them, but they took them away to Greece

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • neno” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • neno” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • neno” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • neno” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • neno” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

SwahiliEdit

EtymologyEdit

From -nena (say).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

neno (ma class, plural maneno)

  1. word

WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

Colloquial contraction of yn +‎ enw.

PrepositionEdit

neno

  1. (informal) in the name of
  2. (informal) (used to introduce oaths) by, for, oh
    neno'r tadfor goodness' sake! (literally "in the name of the father")

SynonymsEdit

  • (in the name of) yn enw
  • (introducing an oath) myn

Further readingEdit

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present) , “neno”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies