nene

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See also: Nene, nënë, nēnē, and Néné

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Hawaiian nēnē.

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nene (plural nenes)

  1. The Hawaiian goose, Branta sandvicensis, now the state bird of Hawaii.
    • 2004, Richard Fortey, The Earth, Folio Society 2011, p. 37:
      The nene is a handsome bird that almost became extinct in the wild but was reintroduced successfully from ones bred in captivity.

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Abau[edit]

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Noun[edit]

nene

  1. eye

Baré[edit]

Noun[edit]

nene

  1. tongue
    nunene — my tongue
    nenehei — a tongue (any tongue in general)

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Crimean Tatar[edit]

Noun[edit]

nene

  1. grandmother

Romanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Cf. Bulgarian nenja, Serbo-Croatian nena.

Noun[edit]

nene m

  1. (popular, familiar) term used by children or young people to address an older man, especially an uncle
  2. (familiar) term to address someone used in general to express disapproval, or surprise, sometimes satisfaction, etc.

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

nene m (plural nenes, feminine nena)

  1. baby

Swahili[edit]

Adjective[edit]

-nene (declinable)

  1. fat

Usage notes[edit]

Only used of people; for animals, use -nono.


Tagalog[edit]

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nene

  1. Appellation for a little girl.

Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

nene (definite accusative neneyi, plural neneler)

  1. (colloquial) grandmother

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