arna

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See also: -arna, Arna, árna, and Árna

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Etymology 1[edit]

(beehive): arna

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[edit]

arna f (plural arnes)

  1. beehive
  2. Another word for arnot.
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Etymology 2[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

arna f (plural arnes)

  1. moth
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Etymology 3[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

arna f (plural arnes)

  1. (Mallorca) dandruff
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Noun[edit]

arna f (plural arnas)

  1. moth