-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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Catalan[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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-ina f

  1. feminine singular of
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-ina f

  1. -ine (used to form names of chemical substances)
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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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Interlingua[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English -ine, French -ine, Italian -ina, Portuguese -ina/Spanish -ina, all ultimately from Latin -īna.

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-ina

  1. (chemistry) forms nouns from nouns, denoting a technical term for a substance; container
    caseo (cheese) + ‎-ina → ‎caseina (caseine)
    globulo (globule) + ‎-ina → ‎globulino (globuline)
    vacca (cow) + ‎-ina → ‎vaccina (vaccine)

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Category Interlingua words suffixed with -ina not found

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -īna.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈi.na/
  • Rhymes: -ina
  • Hyphenation: -ì‧na

Suffix[edit]

-ina f (plural -ine)

  1. Alterative suffix used to form diminutives of feminine nouns.
    mano (hand) + ‎-ina → ‎manina (small hand)
    coperta (blanket) + ‎-ina → ‎copertina (cover)
  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 geographical origin.
      Alessandria (Alessandria”; “Alexandria) + ‎-ina → ‎alessandrina
    5. Used to derive adjectives denoting composition, color or other qualities.
      smeraldo (emerald) + ‎-ina → ‎smeraldina (emerald (relational); emerald green)
  3. (chemistry) Used to form names of chemical substances; -ine

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Latin[edit]

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-īna

  1. inflection of -īnus:
    1. nominative/vocative/ablative feminine singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter plural

Maori[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ina

  1. passive ending (used for words ending in 'a')

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Polish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈi.na/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ina
  • Syllabification: i‧na

Suffix[edit]

-ina f

  1. (obsolete) Appended to nouns or proper nouns, often surnames to form nouns meaning: wife of
  2. (obsolete) Appended to animals to mean meat of
  3. (obsolete) Appended to trees to form nouns meaning: forest of
  4. Forms feminine nouns of various meanings

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Further reading[edit]

  • -ina in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • -ina in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *-ina.

Suffix[edit]

-ina (Cyrillic spelling -ина)

  1. Suffix appended to words to create a feminine nouns.
  2. Suffix appended to words to create a possessive form of feminine nouns.
  3. Suffix appended to noun roots to form an augmentative (the resulting noun is always feminine) frequently with pejorative or negative connotation.

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Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *-ina.

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Suffix[edit]

-ina or -ína f

  1. added to adjectives to form an abstract noun

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French -ine.

Suffix[edit]

-ina f

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

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