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4 letters words from 'anus'

ANUS 4 

3 letters words from 'anus'

NAS 3NUS 3
SAN 3SAU 3
SUN 3UNS 3

2 letters words from 'anus'

AN 2AS 2
NA 2NU 2
UN 2US 2

All 4 letters words made out of anus

anus naus auns uans nuas unas ansu nasu asnu sanu nsau snau ausn uasn asun saun usan suan nusa unsa nsua snua usna suna

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Definitions and meaning of anus

anus

Etymology

First attested in 1658, borrowed from Old French anus, from Latin ānus (ring, anus), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁eh₂no- (ring). See also anal, annular, annelid.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈeɪ.nəs/
  • Rhymes: -eɪnəs

Noun

anus (plural anuses or ani)

  1. (anatomy) The lower orifice of the alimentary canal, through which feces and flatus are ejected.

Synonyms

  • See Thesaurus:anus

Related terms

  • anal
  • anally

Translations

See also

  • cloaca
  • rectum

Anagrams

  • NSAU, Naus, UNAs, USAN, USNA, Unas, naus, saun

Catalan

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin ānus (ring, anus), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁eh₂no- (ring).

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈa.nus/

Noun

anus m (plural anus)

  1. (anatomy) anus

Related terms

  • anell

Dutch

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin ānus (ring, anus), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁eh₂no- (ring).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈaː.nʏs/
  • Hyphenation: anus

Noun

anus m (plural anussen or ani, diminutive anusje n)

  1. anus

Synonyms

  • aars
  • poepgat (Netherlands)

Derived terms

  • anusridder
  • anusspier

Related terms

  • anaal

Finnish

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin ānus (ring, anus), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁eh₂no- (ring).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑnus/, [ˈɑnus̠]
  • Rhymes: -ɑnus
  • Syllabification: a‧nus

Noun

anus

  1. anus

Declension

Synonyms

  • see synonyms at peräaukko

Anagrams

  • asun, nasu, suan, suna

French

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin ānus (ring; anus), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁eh₂no- (ring).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /a.nys/
  • Rhymes: -ys

Noun

anus m (plural anus)

  1. (anatomy) anus

Synonyms

  • (vulgar) trou du cul, trou de balle

Related terms

  • anneau

Further reading

  • “anus” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Latin

Etymology 1

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁eh₂no- (ring). Possibly cognate with Old Armenian անուր (anur).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈaː.nus/, [ˈaː.nʊs]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈa.nus/, [ˈaː.nus]

Noun

ānus m (genitive ānī); second declension

  1. a ring (of a more geometrical sense)
  2. an anus
Declension

Second-declension noun.

Derived terms
  • ānālis
  • ānulāris
  • ānulārius
  • ānulus
Descendants

Etymology 2

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂en- (old woman). Cognates include Ancient Greek ἀννίς (annís, grandmother), Old Armenian հան (han, grandmother), Lithuanian anyta (mother-in-law), Old High German ana (grandmother), ano (grandfather), Old Prussian ane (grandmother).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈa.nus/, [ˈa.nʊs]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈa.nus/, [ˈaː.nus]

Noun

anus f (genitive anūs); fourth declension

  1. old woman, crone
    • 11th to 13th century, In taberna quando sumus, from Carmina Burana:
      … bibit soror, bibit frater, / bibit anus, bibit mater, …
      (… the sister drinks, the brother drinks, / the old lady drinks, the mother drinks, …)
Declension

Fourth-declension noun.

Derived terms
  • anīlis
  • anīlitās
  • anīliter
Related terms
  • anas (#2)

Etymology 3

See the etymology of the main entry.

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈa.nuːs/
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈa.nus/, [ˈaː.nus]

Noun

anūs

  1. genitive singular of anus
  2. nominative plural of anus
  3. accusative plural of anus
  4. vocative plural of anus

References

  • (anus): anus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • (ring): anus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • (crone): anus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • anus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • anus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • anus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill

Old Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈanus/

Verb

·anus

  1. first-person singular future/present subjunctive conjunct of aingid
  2. first-person singular preterite conjunct of anaid

Mutation


Romanian

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin ānus (ring, anus), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁eh₂no- (ring).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈanus]

Noun

anus n (plural anusuri)

  1. (anatomy) anus

Declension

Related terms

  • anal
  • inel

Further reading

  • anus in DEX online - Dicționare ale limbii române (Dictionaries of the Romanian language)

Swedish

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin ānus (ring, anus), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁eh₂no- (ring).

Noun

anus n

  1. (anatomy) anus

Declension


Source: wiktionary.org
  • the opening at the end of the alimentary canal.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)