-iana

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See also: IANA

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -āna ‎(neuter plural of -ānus) by analogy with formations ending in -ian (CanadianCanadiana, EdwardianEdwardiana).

Suffix[edit]

-iana

  1. Alternative form of -ana

Usage notes[edit]

All the formations from this suffix are pluralia tantum.

Derived terms[edit]



Latin[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-iana

  1. (New Latin) used to form taxonomic names, often from non-Latin stems

Derived terms[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-iāna

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

-iānā

  1. ablative singular feminine of -iānus