RNA

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See also: -rna

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Noun[edit]

RNA (countable and uncountable, plural RNAs)

  1. (biochemistry) Initialism of ribonucleic acid.
    • 2006 June 20, Nicholas Wade, “DNA or RNA? Versatile Player Takes a Leading Role in Molecular Research”, in The New York Times[1], ISSN 0362-4331:
      Looked at from RNA’s point of view, DNA is just a passive archive of information, a dull hunk of a telephone directory; it is RNA that looks up the numbers, establishes the connections and determines how long each call will last.

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English RNA.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Tokyo) ールエヌエ [àárúénúéꜜè] (Nakadaka – [6])
  • IPA(key): [a̠ːɾɯ̟ᵝe̞nɯ̟ᵝe̞ː]

Noun[edit]

R(アール)N(エヌ)A(エー) (āru-enu-ē

  1. (genetics, biochemistry) Synonym of リボ核酸 (ribo-kakusan, ribonucleic acid); RNA

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English RNA.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛr.ɛnˈa/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛna
  • Syllabification: R‧N‧A

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RNA m or n (indeclinable)

  1. (genetics, biochemistry) Abbreviation of kwas rybonukleinowy.

Further reading[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Orthographic borrowing from English RNA.

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RNA m (plural RNAs)

  1. Alternative form of ARN

Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

RNA

  1. "Ribonükleik asit", ribonucleic acid.