See also: Senna and senną

English Edit

Etymology Edit

From Arabic سَنَا(sanā, senna).

Noun Edit

senna (countable and uncountable, plural sennas)

  1. (countable) Any of several plants of the tribe Cassieae, especially those of the genera Cassia and Senna, whose leaves and pods are used as a purgative and laxative.
  2. (uncountable) The dried leaves or pods of these plants (especially of Senna alexandrina, syn. Cassia angustifolia or Cassia acutifolia), used medicinally.
  3. (medicine) senna glycoside, a laxative.

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Icelandic Edit

Etymology Edit

From Old Norse senna, from the verb sanna (to affirm, prove). See also Old Frisian sanna (to contradict, disprove).

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Noun Edit

senna f (genitive singular sennu, nominative plural sennur)

  1. quarrel, row, slanging match

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Italian Edit

Pronunciation Edit

Etymology 1 Edit

Borrowed from Arabic سَنَا(sanā).

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Noun Edit

senna f (plural senne)

  1. (botany) senna
  2. (uncountable) senna (medicinal preparation)
  3. (fishing) fishing net
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Etymology 2 Edit

Borrowed from French seine, from Late Latin sagēna, from Ancient Greek σαγήνη (sagḗnē).

Noun Edit

senna f (plural senne)

  1. (fishing) a large trammel
  2. (fishing) seine (net)

Further reading Edit

  • senna1 in – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  • senna2 in – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Polish Edit

Pronunciation Edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɛ
  • Rhymes: -ɛnna
  • Syllabification: sen‧na

Adjective Edit


  1. feminine nominative/vocative singular of senny