pinna

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Pronunciation[edit]

Diagram of the pinna (part of ear)

Noun[edit]

pinna (plural pinnas or pinnae)

  1. (anatomy) The visible part of the ear that resides outside of the head, the auricle.
  2. (botany) A leaflet or primary segment of a pinnate compound leaf.
  3. (zoology) A feather, wing, fin, or other similar appendage.

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

pinna

  1. spoke (of a wheel, ie. in bicycle)
  2. (nautical) tiller
  3. (colloquial) point (unit of scoring in a game or competition)
  4. (colloquial) temper, nerve, fuse (in the sense of loosing one's temper)
    Marian pinna paloi.
    Maria lost her temper.
    Marialla on lyhyt pinna.
    Maria's got a short fuse.

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

pinna f (plural pinne)

  1. fin

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *(s)pīn- "backbone, dorsal fin".

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Noun[edit]

pinna f (genitive pinnae); first declension

  1. Alternative form of penna.

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First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative pinna pinnae
genitive pinnae pinnārum
dative pinnae pinnīs
accusative pinnam pinnās
ablative pinnā pinnīs
vocative pinna pinnae

Maltese[edit]

Noun[edit]

pinna f

  1. pen (writing instrument)

Sicilian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin penna.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpinna/
  • Hyphenation: pin‧na

Noun[edit]

pinna f (plural pinni)

  1. feather
  2. pen
  3. fin