-ana

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English[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -āna (neuter plural of -ānus).

Suffix[edit]

-ana

  1. a collection of things that relate to a specific place, person, etc.

Usage notes[edit]

All the formations from this suffix are pluralia tantum.

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Latin[edit]

Pronunciation 1[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-āna

  1. nominative feminine singular of -ānus
  2. nominative neuter plural of -ānus
  3. accusative neuter plural of -ānus
  4. vocative feminine singular of -ānus
  5. vocative neuter plural of -ānus

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ānā

  1. ablative feminine singular of -ānus

Portuguese[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ana f (masculine -ano)

  1. feminine form of -ano

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ana (Cyrillic spelling -ана)

  1. Suffix appended to words to create a feminine noun, usually denoting a place where an action occurs, relatives or to form a proper name.

Spanish[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ana f (masculine -ano)

  1. Feminine form of -ano

Zulu[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ana

  1. Diminutive suffix, used to derive a noun meaning something smaller or younger, or a small amount.

Derived terms[edit]