-ina

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-ina

  1. (taxonomy) Used to form names of subtribes of animals
  2. (taxonomy) Used to form names of suborders of animals
  3. (taxonomy) Used to form names of taxa subordinate to the higher rank from which they are derived
  4. (taxonomy) Used to form names of genera from other genera indicating a smaller size of organism

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Asturian[edit]

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-ina f

  1. -y (forming diminutives of feminine nouns)

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Czech[edit]

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-ina f

  1. noun forming suffix
    pustý + ‎-ina → ‎pustina
    list + ‎-ina → ‎listina
    kráva + ‎-ina → ‎kravina

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -īna.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈi.na/, [ˈiːn̺ä]
  • Stress: -ìna
  • Hyphenation: -i‧na

Suffix[edit]

-ina f (plural -ine)

  1. Alterative suffix used to form diminutives of feminine nouns.
    mano (hand) + ‎-ina → ‎manina (small hand)
  2. Derivational suffix used to form adjectives or nouns, specifically:
    1. Used to form the feminine of masculine nouns and given names.
      eroe (hero) + ‎-ina → ‎eroina (heroine)
      Giuseppe + ‎-ina → ‎Giuseppina
    2. Used to form collective numerals.
      cinquanta (fifty) + ‎-ina → ‎cinquantina (a total of about fifty)
    3. Used to derive nouns denoting a profession.
      Croce Rossa (Red Cross) + ‎-ina → ‎crocerossina (Red Cross nurse)
    4. Used to derive adjectives and nouns denoting an ethnic or geografical origin.
      Alessandria (Alessandria”; “Alexandria) + ‎-ina → ‎alessandrina
    5. Used to derive adjectives denoting composition, color or other qualities.
      smeraldo (emerald) + ‎-ina → ‎smeraldina (emerald (attributive)”; “emerald green)
  3. (chemistry) Used to form names of chemical substances; -ine

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Latin[edit]

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-īna

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

Polish[edit]

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-ina f

  1. (obsolete) Appended to nouns or proper nouns (often surnames) to form nouns meaning: wife of

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *-ina.

Suffix[edit]

-ina (Cyrillic spelling -ина)

  1. Suffix appended to words to create a feminine noun, usually denoting salary, tax or fee.
  2. Suffix appended to words to create a feminine noun, usually denoting an object or food.
  3. Suffix appended to noun roots to form an augmentative (the resulting noun is always feminine) frequently with pejorative connotation .

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Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *-ina.

Suffix[edit]

-ina

  1. The abstract feminine nominalizing suffix.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The suffix -ina is added to adjectives to form a feminine abstract noun.

Spanish[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ina f

  1. (chemistry) -ine
  2. (biochemistry) -in
  3. A diminutive suffix for feminine nouns or adjectives