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4 letters words from 'arna'

ARNA 4RANA 4

3 letters words from 'arna'

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2 letters words from 'arna'

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AR 2NA 2

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arna rana anra nara rnaa nraa aran raan aarn aarn raan aran anar naar aanr aanr naar anar rnaa nraa rana arna nara anra

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Definitions and meaning of arna

arna

Catalan

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic) IPA(key): /ˈaɾ.nə/
  • (Central) IPA(key): /ˈar.nə/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈaɾ.na/

Etymology 1

Probably from Proto-Celtic *arona (“ring” or “wheel”) due to these structures first being built in a cylindrical form from woven wood or vegetation.

Noun

arna f (plural arnes)

  1. beehive
    Synonyms: buc, casera, rusc
  2. Synonym of arnot
Holonyms
  • (beehive): apiari
Derived terms
  • arnot

Etymology 2

Unknown origin, but possibly cognate to Basque arr (worm, insect).

Noun

arna f (plural arnes)

  1. moth
Cognates
  • Occitan: arna
See also
  • eruga (caterpillar)
  • papallona (butterfly)

Etymology 3

Possibly the same origin as Etymology 2 above, but also possibly by refactoring of sarna (scabies) as s’ + arna.

Noun

arna f (plural arnes)

  1. (Mallorca) dandruff
    Synonym: caspa

Further reading

  • “arna” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
  • “arna” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.
  • “arna” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
  • “arna” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

Galician

Etymology

Probably from a a pre-Roman substrate of Iberia, from Proto-Celtic *arona (“ring” or “wheel”) due to the cylindrical shape around the trunk of a tree.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈaɾna̝/

Noun

arna f (plural arnas)

  1. bark (the exterior covering of the trunk of a tree, notably when thick and old)
    Synonyms: arneca, arnela, casca, cortiza
  2. a round, large section of bark

Derived terms

References

  • “arna” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • “arna” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • “arna” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.



Icelandic

Noun

arna

  1. indefinite genitive plural of örn

Irish

Etymology

From ar (on, upon) + a (his, her, their).

Preposition

arna

  1. Only used in arna mhárach

Contraction

arna

  1. used with a verbal noun to indicate completion of an action and its direct object
    ‘upon his/its’ / ‘when he/it’ (triggers lenition):
    ‘upon her/its’ / ‘when she/it’ (triggers h-prothesis):
    ‘upon their’ / ‘when they’ (triggers eclipsis):
  2. used to form the equivalent of a past participle that agrees with a third-person subject
    masculine singular agreement triggers lenition: (of something masculine)
    feminine singular agreement triggers h-prothesis: (of something feminine)
    plural agreement triggers eclipsis: (of something plural)

Related terms

  • arnár

Further reading

  • "arna" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “arna” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “arna” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Occitan

Alternative forms

  • arda, arla (Gascon)

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈarno/

Noun

arna f (plural arnas)

  1. moth
  2. (Attagenus pellio) fur beetle, carpet beetle

Synonyms

  • [2]: cuca, darna, tenha

Cognates

  • Catalan: arna

References


Old Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈar͈n͈a/

Etymology 1

Univerbation of ara (so that) +‎ (not)

Conjunction

arna

  1. so that … not
  2. that … not (introduces a noun clause)
Derived terms
  • arnach- (used before an infixed pronoun)

Further reading

  • Rudolf Thurneysen (1940, reprinted 2003)D. A. Binchy and Osborn Bergin, transl., A Grammar of Old Irish, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, →ISBN, § 898

Etymology 2

Univerbation of ar (for (the sake of), because of) +‎ inna (the, accusative plural)

Article

arna (triggers /h/-prothesis)

  1. for (the sake of) the (accusative plural), because of the (accusative plural)

Further reading

  • Rudolf Thurneysen (1940, reprinted 2003)D. A. Binchy and Osborn Bergin, transl., A Grammar of Old Irish, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, →ISBN, § 823 C, page 498

Old Norse

Noun

arna

  1. indefinite accusative/genitive plural of arinn
  2. indefinite genitive plural of ǫrn

Welsh

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈarna/

Pronoun

arna

  1. first-person singular of ar

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  • an Indian water-buffalo.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)