lena

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Fusion of le (with) with various meanings of a. The -n- is analogical to prepositions like i.

Particle[edit]

lena (triggers eclipsis, in regular past tenses lenar)

  1. with which, with whom (indirect relative; not used in the past tense except with some irregular verbs)
    an t-ord lena bhfuil sé ag briseadh an chathaoir — the sledgehammer with which he is breaking the chair
    an bhean lena dúirt sé é — the woman to whom he told it (literally ‘the woman with whom he said it’)

Usage notes[edit]

"With which" may also be expressed with the indirect relative particle before the verb and the appropriate inflected form of le in its original position in the clause:

  • an t-ord a bhfuil sé ag briseadh an chathaoir leis — the sledgehammer that he is breaking the chair with [it]
  • an bhean a dúirt sé léi é — the woman that he told it to [her]

Preposition[edit]

lena

  1. with his, with its m (triggers lenition)
    lena athair — with his father
    lena dheartháir — with his brother
  2. with her, with its f (triggers h-prothesis)
    lena hathair — with her father
    lena deartháir — with her brother
  3. with their (triggers eclipsis)
    lena n-athair — with their father
    lena ndeartháir — with their brother

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

lena f (plural lene)

  1. force, energy, vigour
  2. breath

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Feminization of lēnō (pimp).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lēna f (genitive lēnae); first declension

  1. (slang) procuress, madame
  2. vocative singular of lēna

lēnā f

  1. ablative singular of lēna

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative lēna lēnae
genitive lēnae lēnārum
dative lēnae lēnīs
accusative lēnam lēnās
ablative lēnā lēnīs
vocative lēna lēnae

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lena

  1. absolute singular definite and plural form of len