cana

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See also: Cana, cană, and caña

Irish[edit]

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cana

  1. present subjunctive of can

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cana chana gcana
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Clipping of canapa

Noun[edit]

cana f (plural cane)

  1. marijuana cigarette, joint

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cāna

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

cānā

  1. ablative feminine singular of cānus

Old Irish[edit]

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cana m

  1. cub
  2. puppy

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Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
cana chana cana
pronounced with /ɡ(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin canna (reed), from Ancient Greek κάννα (kánna, reed), from Akkadian 𒄀 (qanû, reed), from Sumerian 𒄀𒈾 (gi.na).

Noun[edit]

cana f (plural canas)

  1. sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum, tropical grass from which sugar is extracted)
  2. any plant with a fibrous, elongated stalk, such as a sugarcane or bamboo
  3. canna (any plant of the genus Canna)
  4. (Brazil, informal) cachaça (Brazilian rum made of sugarcane)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Unknown.

Noun[edit]

cana f (plural canas)

  1. (Brazil, slang) gaol; prison
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Noun[edit]

cana m f (plural canas)

  1. (Brazil, slang) cop; police officer
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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

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Noun[edit]

cana m (genitive cana, plural canachan)

  1. killer whale, orca, grampus
  2. porpoise
  3. sturgeon
  4. Order of poets, inferior to an ollamh.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish cana.

Noun[edit]

cana m

  1. puppy, whelp

Etymology 3[edit]

Borrowing from English can.

Noun[edit]

cana m (genitive cana, plural canaichean)

  1. can, tin
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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin canus (hoary).

Noun[edit]

cana f (plural canas)

  1. white or gray hair

cana f (uncountable)

  1. (Argentina, Uruguay) police force, police department
  2. (Argentina, Uruguay) jail, prison

cana m f (plural canas)

  1. (Argentina, Uruguay) policeman, policewoman

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Venetian[edit]

Noun[edit]

cana f (plural cane)

  1. tube
  2. pipe

Welsh[edit]

Verb[edit]

cana

  1. third-person singular present/future of canu
  2. second-person singular imperative of canu