ana

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Formed from the Latin suffix -ana; compare ism (from -ism), itis (from -itis), phobia (from -phobia).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ana (plural anas)

  1. A collection of things associated with a person or place, especially a personal collection of anecdotes or conversations at table
    • 1803, publisher's advertisement in Memoirs of the Late Mrs. Robinson, Page 8
      The FRENCH ANAS, or Selections from the best of the French Anas, interspersed with biographical sketches. In three elegant Volumes, small 8vo. price 15s. boards
    • 1903, Thomas Jefferson, Franklin B. Sawvel (editor), The complete anas of Thomas Jefferson, Round Table Press, New York
    • 2008, Kevin J. Hayes, The road to Monticello: The life and mind of Thomas Jefferson:
      Jefferson was aware of the literary tradition of anas, which extended back at least as far as Athenaeus's Dipnosophistarum, a delightful collection of table talk from ancient times covering a variety of subjects including law, literature, medicine, and philosophy.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀνά (aná, of each).

Adverb[edit]

ana (not comparable)

  1. (in prescriptions) Of each; an equal quantity.
    wine and honey, ana [or contracted to aa] / ij
    of wine and honey, each, two ounces
Synonyms[edit]
  • (of each): aa (abbreviation)

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

ana (uncountable)

  1. (Internet, slang) Anorexia (used especially by the pro-ana movement).
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Ancient Greek; see ana-.

Adverb[edit]

ana (comparative more ana, superlative most ana)

  1. In a direction analogous to up, but along the additional axis added by the fourth dimension.
    • 1985, Rudy von Bitter Rucker, The Fourth Dimension: A Guided Tour of the Higher Universes (page 43)
      Your right half would move ana, let us say, and your left half would move kata. The two halves would, in their parallel spaces, move past the plane of rotation, and then they would swing back into our space.
    • 2005, Animation journal (volumes 13-15)
      Added to the conventional FPS control keys are two extra keys that move the player in ana and kata direction in 4d space. If you go in this extra direction the space around you changes, the room transforms.
Antonyms[edit]

Etymology 5[edit]

Hindi; see anna.

Noun[edit]

ana (plural anas)

  1. Alternative form of anna: a former subdivision of the rupee.

Anagrams[edit]


Akkadian[edit]

Preposition[edit]

ana

  1. (place) to, toward, onto
  2. (time) for
  3. (time) within
  4. (purpose) for, in order to, in favor of

Phonetic spelling[edit]

𒀀𒈾 (a-na)

Alabama[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Pronoun[edit]

ana

  1. me

Aneme Wake[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ana

  1. tree

Azerbaijani[edit]

Other scripts
Cyrillic ана
Roman ana
Perso-Arabic آنا

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *ana or *eńe (mother). Cognate with Old Turkic [script needed] (ana, mother).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɑˈnɑ]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: a‧na

Noun[edit]

ana (definite accusative ananı, plural analar)

  1. mother

Declension[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

  • (with regard to gender) ata
  • (with regard to ancestry) oğul, qız

Chichewa[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aná 2

  1. plural of mwana

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *ana.

Noun[edit]

ana

  1. mother

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary]‎[1], Simferopol: Dolya, →ISBN

Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ana

  1. (archaic) Alternative form of ona

Dongxiang[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Turkic *ana.

Compare Bonan aane, Karakhanid اَنا(ana), Uyghur ئانا(ana), Western Yugur ana, Turkish ana.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ana

  1. mom, mama
    Chi matei anane bayasigvasenu, anachi tade baer lie ogine.
    No matter how much you make your mother happy, she will not give you money.

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Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

ana

  1. Romanization of 𐌰𐌽𐌰

Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *qana. Cognate to Maori ana, Samoan ana.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ana

  1. cave, cavern

Derived terms[edit]


Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ana (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative anaði, supine anað)

  1. to rush on, barge into

Conjugation[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish anae m (wealth, riches, prosperity).

Noun[edit]

ana m (genitive singular ana)

  1. (literary) wealth, prosperity
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

ana f (genitive singular ana, nominative plural anaí)

  1. spell of fine weather
Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
ana n-ana hana t-ana
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]


Italian[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ana

  1. (medicine) ana (in equal quantities)

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

ana

  1. Rōmaji transcription of あな

Javanese[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ana

  1. there is/are; to be

Kambera[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Austronesian *aNak. Cognate with Indonesian anak, etc.

Noun[edit]

ana

  1. child

Derived terms[edit]

  • paana (to give birth to)

Kaxuyana[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ana

  1. we (exclusive)

References[edit]

  • Spike Gildea, On Reconstructing Grammar: Comparative Cariban Morphosyntax

Laboya[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Austronesian *aNak. Cognate with Indonesian anak, etc.

Noun[edit]

ana

  1. child (one's direct descendant by birth, regardless of age; a son or daughter).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Rina, A. Dj.; Kabba, John Lado B. (2011) , “ana”, in Kamus Bahasa Lamboya, Kabupaten Sumba Bakat [Dictionary of Lamboya Language, West Sumba Regency], Waikabubak: Dinas Kebudayaan dan Pariwisata, Kabupaten Sumba Bakat, page 5

Lithuanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

anà f sg

  1. feminine singular nominative form of anas.
  2. feminine singular instrumental form of anas.

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic أَنَا(ʾanā), from Proto-Semitic *ʾanāku, from Proto-Afroasiatic *ˀanāku.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ana (Jawi spelling انا‎)

  1. I (personal pronoun)
  2. me (direct object of a verb)
  3. me (object of a preposition)
  4. me (indirect object of a verb)
  5. my (belonging to me)

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Maori[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *qana. Cognate to Samoan ana.

Noun[edit]

ana

  1. cave

Maranao[edit]

Noun[edit]

ana

  1. guest
    Synonyms: banto, ma'ana

Murui Huitoto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a- +‎ na.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ana

  1. down, below

References[edit]

  • Katarzyna Izabela Wojtylak (2017) A grammar of Murui (Bue): a Witotoan language of Northwest Amazonia.[2], Townsville: James Cook University press (PhD thesis)

Old High German[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Akin to Latin anus (old woman), Old Prussian ane (grandmother), etc.

Noun[edit]

ana f

  1. grandmother
Related terms[edit]
  • ano (grandfather)
Descendants[edit]
  • Middle High German: ane

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *ana, whence also Old English on, Old Norse á.

Preposition[edit]

ana

  1. at
  2. on

Adverb[edit]

ana

  1. onwards
Descendants[edit]
  • Middle High German: ane, an
    • Cimbrian: å
    • German: an
    • Hunsrik: aan
    • Luxembourgish: un
    • Pennsylvania German: aa

Rapa Nui[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

ana

  1. if

Scots[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ana (not comparable)

  1. Alternative form of an a'

Swahili[edit]

Verb[edit]

ana

  1. inflection of -wa na:
    1. third-person singular present affirmative
    2. m-wa class subject inflected singular present affirmative

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German ahnen.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ana (present anar, preterite anade, supine anat, imperative ana)

  1. to guess, to believe that something will happen, or has happened. Being fairly certain, but acknowledges that after all, one could be wrong.
    Jag anar att någon kommer köpa den där billiga bilen snart.
    I think someone will come and buy that cheap car soon.
  2. to see, make out, discern (with difficulty)
    Jag tror jag anar en katt i den busken.
    I think I can see a cat in that bush.

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

ana c

  1. (genealogy) ancestor, forefather
    Synonym: förfader

Tokelauan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈa.na/
  • Hyphenation: a‧na

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *qana. Cognates include Hawaiian ana and Samoan ana.

Noun[edit]

ana

  1. cave, den
  2. hold (of a ship)

Verb[edit]

ana

  1. (intransitive, + i) to live, dwell (in caves)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *qa-na. Cognates include Hawaiian āna and Samoan āna.

Pronoun[edit]

a ana

  1. (alienable) his, hers
See also[edit]

Determiner[edit]

ana

  1. (alienable) his, her
See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • R. Simona, editor (1986) Tokelau Dictionary[3], Auckland: Office of Tokelau Affairs, page 15

Turkish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

ana

  1. dative singular of an

Etymology 2[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish آننه‎, انا‎, from Proto-Turkic *ana (mother), *eńe (mother). Cognate with Old Turkic [script needed] (ana).

Noun[edit]

ana (definite accusative anayı, plural analar)

  1. (regional, childish, law) mother
    Bak görürsün! Seni anama şikâyet edeceğim.
    You will see! I will complain about you to my mother.
Declension[edit]
Inflection
Nominative ana
Definite accusative anayı
Singular Plural
Nominative ana analar
Definite accusative anayı anaları
Dative anaya analara
Locative anada analarda
Ablative anadan analardan
Genitive ananın anaların
Possessive forms
Nominative Singular Plural
1st singular anam analarım
2nd singular anan anaların
3rd singular anası anaları
1st plural anamız analarımız
2nd plural ananız analarınız
3rd plural anaları anaları
Definite accusative Singular Plural
1st singular anamı analarımı
2nd singular ananı analarını
3rd singular anasını analarını
1st plural anamızı analarımızı
2nd plural ananızı analarınızı
3rd plural analarını analarını
Dative Singular Plural
1st singular anama analarıma
2nd singular anana analarına
3rd singular anasına analarına
1st plural anamıza analarımıza
2nd plural ananıza analarınıza
3rd plural analarına analarına
Locative Singular Plural
1st singular anamda analarımda
2nd singular ananda analarında
3rd singular anasında analarında
1st plural anamızda analarımızda
2nd plural ananızda analarınızda
3rd plural analarında analarında
Ablative Singular Plural
1st singular anamdan analarımdan
2nd singular anandan analarından
3rd singular anasından analarından
1st plural anamızdan analarımızdan
2nd plural ananızdan analarınızdan
3rd plural analarından analarından
Genitive Singular Plural
1st singular anamın analarımın
2nd singular ananın analarının
3rd singular anasının analarının
1st plural anamızın analarımızın
2nd plural ananızın analarınızın
3rd plural analarının analarının
Predicative forms
Singular Plural
1st singular anayım analarım
2nd singular anasın analarsın
3rd singular ana
anadır
analar
analardır
1st plural anayız analarız
2nd plural anasınız analarsınız
3rd plural analar analardır
Synonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ana (comparative daha ana, superlative en ana)

  1. main
    Ana sigorta atınca bütün ev karanlıkta kaldı.
    When the main fuse blew, the whole house was left in the dark.
  2. fundamental
Derived terms[edit]

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Vilamovian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

ana

  1. and

Wolof[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ana

  1. (interrogative) where is, how are

Usage notes[edit]

This word functions as a phrase, so no verb is needed.

See also[edit]


Zazaki[edit]

Noun[edit]

ana

  1. mam
  2. mother