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ANA 3 

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Definitions and meaning of ana

ana

Etymology 1

Formed from the Latin suffix -ana; compare ism (from -ism), itis (from -itis), phobia (from -phobia).

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɑːnə

Noun

ana (plural anas)

  1. A collection of things associated with a person or place, especially a personal collection of anecdotes or conversations at table
    • 1803, publisher's advertisement in Memoirs of the Late Mrs. Robinson, Page 8
      The FRENCH ANAS, or Selections from the best of the French Anas, interspersed with biographical sketches. In three elegant Volumes, small 8vo. price 15s. boards
    • 1903, Thomas Jefferson, Franklin B. Sawvel (editor), The complete anas of Thomas Jefferson, Round Table Press, New York

Etymology 2

From Ancient Greek ἀνά (aná, of each).

Adverb

ana (not comparable)

  1. (in prescriptions) Of each; an equal quantity.
    wine and honey, ana [or contracted to aa] / ij
    of wine and honey, each, two ounces
Synonyms
  • (of each): aa (abbreviation)

Etymology 3

Noun

ana (uncountable)

  1. (Internet, slang) Anorexia (used especially by the pro-ana movement).
Derived terms
  • pro-ana

Etymology 4

Ancient Greek; see ana-.

Adverb

ana (comparative more ana, superlative most ana)

  1. In a direction analogous to up, but along the additional axis added by the fourth dimension.
    • 1985, Rudy von Bitter Rucker, The Fourth Dimension: A Guided Tour of the Higher Universes (page 43)
      Your right half would move ana, let us say, and your left half would move kata. The two halves would, in their parallel spaces, move past the plane of rotation, and then they would swing back into our space.
    • 2005, Animation journal (volumes 13-15)
      Added to the conventional FPS control keys are two extra keys that move the player in ana and kata direction in 4d space. If you go in this extra direction the space around you changes, the room transforms.
Antonyms
  • kata

Etymology 5

Hindi; see anna.

Noun

ana (plural anas)

  1. Alternative form of anna: a former subdivision of the rupee.

Anagrams

  • A.A.N., naa

Alabama

Pronunciation

Pronoun

ana

  1. me

Aneme Wake

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɑnɑ/

Noun

ana

  1. tree

Azerbaijani

Etymology

From Proto-Turkic *ana or *eńe (mother). Cognate with Old Turkic [script needed] (ana, mother).

Noun

ana (definite accusative ananı, plural analar)

  1. mother

Declension

Antonyms

  • (with regard to gender) ata
  • (with regard to ancestry) oğul, qız

Chichewa

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈa.ná/

Noun

aná class 2

  1. plural of mwana

Crimean Tatar

Etymology

From Proto-Turkic *ana.

Noun

ana

  1. mother

Declension

References

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary]‎[1], Simferopol: Dolya, →ISBN

Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈana]

Pronoun

ana

  1. (archaic) Alternative form of ona

Dongxiang

Etymology

Ultimately from Proto-Turkic *ana.

Compare Bonan aane, Karakhanid اَنا(ana), Uyghur ئانا(ana), Western Yugur ana, Turkish ana.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /aˈna/, [ɑˈnɑ]

Noun

ana

  1. mom, mama

Synonyms

  • anei (mother)
  • ekie (mother (formal))

Related terms

  • anai (gramma, granny)

Gothic

Romanization

ana

  1. Romanization of 𐌰𐌽𐌰

Hawaiian

Etymology

From Proto-Polynesian [Term?].

Noun

ana

  1. cave

Icelandic

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -aːna

Verb

ana (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative anaði, supine anað)

  1. to rush on, barge into

Conjugation

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Irish

Etymology 1

From Old Irish anae m (wealth, riches, prosperity).

Noun

ana m (genitive singular ana)

  1. (literary) wealth, prosperity
Declension

Etymology 2

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun

ana f (genitive singular ana, nominative plural anaí)

  1. spell of fine weather
Declension

Mutation

References

  • "ana" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “anae (‘wealth, prosperity’)”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

Italian

Adverb

ana

  1. (medicine) ana (in equal quantities)

Japanese

Romanization

ana

  1. Rōmaji transcription of あな

Javanese

Pronoun

ana

  1. there is/are; to be

Kambera

Etymology

Ultimately from Proto-Austronesian *aNak. Cognate with Indonesian anak, etc.

Noun

ana

  1. child

Derived terms

  • paana (to give birth to)

Kaxuyana

Pronoun

ana

  1. we (exclusive)

References

  • Spike Gildea, On Reconstructing Grammar: Comparative Cariban Morphosyntax

Laboya

Etymology

Ultimately from Proto-Austronesian *aNak. Cognate with Indonesian anak, etc.

Noun

ana

  1. child (one's direct descendant by birth, regardless of age; a son or daughter).

See also

  • lakawa

References

  • Rina, A. Dj.; Kabba, John Lado B. (2011), “ana”, in Kamus Bahasa Lamboya, Kabupaten Sumba Bakat [Dictionary of Lamboya Language, West Sumba Regency], Waikabubak: Dinas Kebudayaan dan Pariwisata, Kabupaten Sumba Bakat, page 5

Lithuanian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ɐˈnɐ]

Pronoun

anà f sg

  1. feminine singular nominative form of anas.
  2. feminine singular instrumental form of anas.

Malay

Etymology

From Arabic أَنَا(ʾanā), from Proto-Semitic *ʾanāku, from Proto-Afroasiatic *ˀanāku.

Pronunciation

  • (Johor-Selangor) IPA(key): /anə/
  • (Riau-Lingga) IPA(key): /ana/
  • Rhymes: -anə, -nə,

Pronoun

ana (Jawi spelling انا)

  1. I (personal pronoun)
  2. me (direct object of a verb)
  3. me (object of a preposition)
  4. me (indirect object of a verb)
  5. my (belonging to me)

See also


Maori

Etymology

From Proto-Polynesian *qana. Cognate to Samoan ana.

Noun

ana

  1. cave

Old High German

Etymology 1

Akin to Latin anus (old woman), Old Prussian ane (grandmother), etc.

Noun

ana f

  1. grandmother
Related terms
  • ano (grandfather)
Descendants
  • Middle High German: ane
    • German: Ahne
    • Swabian: Ahna

Etymology 2

From Proto-Germanic *ana, whence also Old English on, Old Norse á.

Preposition

ana

  1. at
  2. on

Adverb

ana

  1. onwards
Descendants
  • Middle High German: ane, an
    • Cimbrian: å
    • German: an
    • Hunsrik: aan
    • Luxembourgish: un
    • Pennsylvania German: aa

Rapa Nui

Conjunction

ana

  1. if

Scots

Adverb

ana (not comparable)

  1. Alternative form of an a'

Swahili

Verb

ana

  1. inflection of -wa na:
    1. third-person singular present affirmative
    2. m-wa class subject inflected singular present affirmative

Swedish

Etymology

From German ahnen.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɑːna/

Verb

ana (present anar, preterite anade, supine anat, imperative ana)

  1. to guess, to believe that something will happen, or has happened. Being fairly certain, but acknowledges that after all, one could be wrong.
  2. to see, make out, discern (with difficulty)

Conjugation

Derived terms

  • aning
  • ana ugglor i mossen

Noun

ana c

  1. (genealogy) ancestor, forefather
    Synonym: förfader

Turkish

Etymology 1

Noun

ana

  1. dative singular of an

Etymology 2

From Proto-Turkic *ana (mother), *eńe (mother). Cognate with Old Turkic [script needed] (ana).

Noun

ana (definite accusative anayı, plural analar)

  1. (regional, childish, law) mother
Declension
Synonyms
  • anne
Derived terms
  • analı
  • analık
  • anasız
  • anasızlık

Adjective

ana (comparative daha ana, superlative en ana)

  1. main
  2. fundamental
Derived terms
  • anayasa

See also

  • anne

Vilamovian

Alternative forms

  • an

Conjunction

ana

  1. and

Wolof

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈa.na/

Adverb

ana

  1. (interrogative) where is, how are

Usage notes

This word functions as a phrase, so no verb is needed.

See also

  • fan

Zazaki

Noun

ana

  1. mam
  2. mother

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a collection of someone's table-talk.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)