ananas

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See also: Ananas, anánas, and ananás

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Either directly from Old Tupi nanas (excellent fruit), or from the taxonomic name thence derived, Ananassa sativa / Ananas comosus, likely under the influence of the many other languages which use the Old Tupi-derived designation ananas for the fruit.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ananas (plural ananasses)

  1. pineapple

Translations[edit]

References[edit]

  • Ananas” listed on page 306 of volume I (A–B) of A New English Dictionary on Historical Principles [1st ed., 1885]
      Ananas (ănēⁱ·năs, -ā·năs). Also anana. [So in most of the languages of Europe; app. from a native Peruvian name Nanas, it having been first seen by Europeans in Peru, and described under the name Nanas by André Thevenet, a monk, in 1555. Through mistaking the final -s for a plural sign, some have made the sing. anana.] [¶] 1. The pine-apple plant (Ananassa sativa) or fruit. [¶] 1613 Purchas Pilgr. I. v. xii. 431 Of their fruits Ananas is reckoned one of the best: In taste like an Apricocke, in shew a farre off like an Artichoke, but without prickles, very sweet of sent. 1714 Mandeville Fab. Bees (1733) II. 219 The first ananas, or pine-apple, that was brought to perfection in England, grew in his [Sir M. Decker’s] garden at Richmond. 1727 Thomson Summer 685 Witness, thou best anâna, thou the pride Of vegetable Life. 1811 T. Baldwin (title) Short Practical Directions for the Culture of the Ananas, or Pine-apple Tree. 1841 D’Israeli Amen. Lit. II. 229 [Rawleigh] had given..England the Virginian tobacco, and perhaps the delicious ananas. [¶] 2. An allied West Indian fruit, the Penguin (Bromelia Pinguin). J.
  • ananas” listed in the Oxford English Dictionary [2nd ed., 1989]

Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

ananas m

  1. pineapple

Danish[edit]

ananas

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ananas/, [ˈananas]

Noun[edit]

ananas c (singular definite ananassen, plural indefinite ananas or ananasser)

  1. pineapple (fruit, plant)

Inflection[edit]

External links[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia nl

Ananas
Pineapple

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɑ.nɑ.nɑs/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

ananas f, m (plural ananassen, diminutive ananasje n)

  1. pineapple

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Danish ananas, from French ananas, from Portuguese ananás (pineapple), from Tupian or Guaraní.

Noun[edit]

ananas n (genitive singular ananas, plural ananas)

  1. pineapple (fruit, plant)

Declension[edit]

n11 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ananas ananasið ananas ananasini
Accusative ananas ananasið ananas ananasini
Dative ananasi ananasinum ananasum ananasunum
Genitive ananas ananasins ananasa ananasanna

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ananas

  1. pineapple

Declension[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a.na.nas/, /a.na.na/[1]
  • (file)
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: a‧na‧nas

Noun[edit]

ananas m (plural ananas)

  1. pineapple

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ananas" in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Icelandic[edit]

Icelandic Wikipedia has an article on:

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Noun[edit]

ananas m (genitive singular ananass, nominative plural ananasar)

  1. a pineapple syn.

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Synonyms[edit]


Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈa.na.nas/, /a.na.ˈnas/
  • Hyphenation: à‧na‧nas, a‧na‧nàs

Noun[edit]

ananas m (invariable)

  1. pineapple

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

ananas

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Portuguese or Spanish.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ananas m

  1. pineapple (plant)

Inflection[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Portuguese or Spanish.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ananas m

  1. pineapple (plant)

Inflection[edit]


Polish[edit]

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Wikipedia pl

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

ananas m (diminutive ananasek or ananasik)

  1. pineapple (plant)
  2. pineapple (fruit)

Declension[edit]

#1 #2

Derived terms[edit]

External links[edit]

  • ananas” in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian[edit]

ananas

Noun[edit]

ananas m

  1. pineapple (plant)


This Romanian entry was created from the translations listed at pineapple. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see ananas in the Romanian Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) July 2009


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ânanas/
  • Hyphenation: a‧na‧nas

Noun[edit]

ȁnanas m (Cyrillic spelling а̏нанас)

  1. pineapple

Declension[edit]


Slovene[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ánanas m inan (genitive ánanasa, nominative plural ánanasi)

  1. pineapple

Declension[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ananas c

  1. pineapple

Declension[edit]


Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from German Ananas.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ananas

  1. pineapple(s)

Synonyms[edit]


Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French ananas, from Portuguese ananás (pineapple), from Tupian or Guaraní.

Noun[edit]

ananas (definite accusative ananası, plural ananaslar)

  1. pineapple

Declension[edit]