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Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

plena (countable and uncountable, plural plenas)

  1. (music, uncountable) A style of Puerto Rican music having a highly syncopated rhythm and often satirical lyrics
  2. (music, countable) A song in this style

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

plena

  1. plural of plenum

AnagramsEdit


CatalanEdit

AdjectiveEdit

plena f sg

  1. feminine singular of ple

CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *plěna, *pelena (thin skin, thin fabric),[1] ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *pel- (skin).[2]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

plena f

  1. diaper (US), nappy (UK)

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "plena" in Václav Machek, Etymologický slovník jazyka českého, second edition, Academia, 1968
  2. ^ "plena" in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, electronic version, Leda, 2007

EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Latin plēnārius, Catalan ple, French plein, Ido plena, Italian pieno, Portuguese cheio, Romanian plin, Sardinian prenu, Spanish lleno.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈplena/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ple‧na

AdjectiveEdit

plena (accusative singular plenan, plural plenaj, accusative plural plenajn)

  1. full, complete
    • 1910, L. L. Zamenhof, "Proverbaro Esperanta":
      De peko kaj mizero estas plena la tero.
      The earth is full of sin and misery.

Usage notesEdit

-plena is used in many compounds to mean "full of", similar to the suffix -ful.

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IdoEdit

InterlinguaEdit

LatinEdit

PortugueseEdit

AdjectiveEdit

plena

  1. Feminine singular of adjective pleno.

SpanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

AdjectiveEdit

plena

  1. Feminine singular of adjective pleno.

Etymology 2Edit

From French plaine.

NounEdit

plena f (plural plenas)

  1. (Louisiana) a plain, pl. plains