kanna

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See also: Kanna and känna

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kanna, from Latin canne (reed, cane), from Ancient Greek κάννα (kánna, reed), from Akkadian 𒄀 (qanû, reed), from Sumerian 𒄀𒈾 (gi.na).

Noun[edit]

kanna f (genitive singular kannu, plural kannur)

  1. can
  2. 4 litre

Declension[edit]

f1 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kanna kannan kannur kannurnar
Accusative kannu kannuna kannur kannurnar
Dative kannu kannuni kannum kannunum
Genitive kannu kannunnar kanna kannanna

Verb[edit]

at kanna (third person singular past indicative kannaði, supine kannað)

  1. To examine

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Finnish[edit]

Verb[edit]

kanna

  1. Indicative present connegative form of kantaa.
  2. Second-person singular imperative present form of kantaa.
  3. Second-person singular imperative present connegative form of kantaa.

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Greenlandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

kanna (demonstrative) (plural kakku)

  1. down medial absolutive; that/he down a medial distance.

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See also[edit]

  • manna - this here
  • una - that nearby
  • innga - that yonder
  • sanna - that down a long distance
  • pinnga - that up a medial distance
  • panna - that up a long distance
  • qanna - that in there/out there
  • anna - that in the north
  • kinnga - that in the south/that outside
  • inna - that which is invisible

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Kanne (can), from Latin canne (reed, cane), from Ancient Greek κάννα (kánna, reed), ultimately from Sumerian gin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɒnːɒ/
  • Hyphenation: kan‧na

Noun[edit]

kanna (plural kannák)

  1. can, pot, kettle, jug

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Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

kanna f (genitive singular könnu, nominative plural könnur)

  1. jug, a pitcher
  2. (of coffee) a pot syn.

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Verb[edit]

kanna (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative kannaði, supine kannað)

  1. (transitive, governs the accusative) to explore, to delve
  2. (transitive, governs the accusative) to investigate, to look into

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Japanese[edit]

Noun[edit]

kanna

  1. rōmaji reading of かんな

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

kanna c

  1. a pot, a jug - container for water, usually with handle
    töm vår kanna!
    (let's) empty our jugs! drink up!
  2. a historic measure for liquid volume, 2.617 litres (1/10 cubic foot, when the Swedish foot was 0.297 metres)
    Till 8 lit. (3 kannor) lingon tages 4 lit. (1 och 1 half kanna) vatten.
    For 8 litres (3 jugs) of lingonberries take 4 litres (1 and 1 half jug) of water.
  3. a piston (in the cylinder of an engine or pump)
    Om rök uttränger ur cylindern, sluter ej kannan tätt till
    If smoke emerges from the cylinder, the piston does not fit tight

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