-ina

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See also: ina, Ina, INA, iṇa, -ína, and -iņa

Translingual[edit]

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-ina

  1. (taxonomy) Used to form names of subtribes of animals

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Asturian[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ina f

  1. -y (forming diminutives of feminine nouns)

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -īna.

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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Suffix[edit]

-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