FanagaloEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Zulu wena.

PronounEdit

wena

  1. you; second-person singular pronoun.

Northern NdebeleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Nguni *wená.

PronounEdit

wená

  1. you, thou, thee; second-person singular absolute pronoun.

Northern SothoEdit

PronounEdit

wena

  1. you

PhuthiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Nguni *wená.

PronounEdit

wená

  1. you, thou, thee; second-person singular absolute pronoun.

PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vena.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈvɛ.na/
  • (file)

NounEdit

wena f

  1. afflatus, inspiration
    Synonyms: natchnienie, inspiracja

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • wena in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • wena in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PukapukanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *fana, from Proto-Central Pacific *vana, from Proto-Oceanic *panaq, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *panaq, from Proto-Austronesian *panaq.

NounEdit

wena

  1. home-made speargun (made of rubber band and steel wire)
    Aumai loa koe tau wená, kē wano ake ai au wenawena.
    Will you give me your spear so that I can go spear-fishing?
  2. bow
    Taku wena nei na māni ki te lākau wetau.
    My bow is made of wetau wood.

VerbEdit

wena

  1. to shoot an arrow or spear
    Taku puaka nā yele i te niú, na wena loa e te tangata, mate.
    The pig I tied to that coconut tree was shot with an arrow by someone and it died.

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


SothoEdit

PronounEdit

wena

  1. you

Southern NdebeleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Nguni *wená.

PronounEdit

wená

  1. you, thou, thee; second-person singular absolute pronoun.

SpanishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

wena

  1. Feminine singular of adjective weno.

SwaziEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Nguni *wená.

PronounEdit

wená

  1. you, thou, thee; second-person singular absolute pronoun.

TsongaEdit

PronounEdit

wena

  1. you; second-person singular pronoun.

XhosaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Nguni *wená.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

wená

  1. you, thou, thee; second-person singular absolute pronoun.

ZuluEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Nguni *wená.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

wená

  1. you, thou, thee; second-person singular absolute pronoun.

InflectionEdit

Stem -we, poss. stem -kho
Full form wená
Locative kúwe
Full form wená
Locative kúwe
Copulative ngúwe
Possessive forms
Modifier Substantive
Class 1 wákho ówákho
Class 2 bákho ábákho
Class 3 wákho ówákho
Class 4 yákho éyákho
Class 5 lákho élákho
Class 6 ákho áwákho
Class 7 sákho ésákho
Class 8 zákho ézákho
Class 9 yákho éyákho
Class 10 zákho ézákho
Class 11 lwákho ólwákho
Class 14 bákho óbákho
Class 15 kwákho ókwákho
Class 17 kwákho ókwákho

ReferencesEdit