anal

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See also: Anal, anál, and añal

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anal ‎(comparative more anal, superlative most anal)

  1. of, related to, intended for or involving the anus
    anal thermometer
    an anal examination
    anal sex
  2. (psychoanalysis) of the stage in psychosexual development when the child's interest is alleged to be concentrated on the anal region.
  3. (psychology) of a person, compulsive and stubborn, obsessed with neatness and accuracy, supposedly from not having progressed beyond the anal stage.
    Please don't touch his furniture, as he can get very anal about things like that.

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anal ‎(countable and uncountable, plural anals)

  1. Any of the anal scales of a reptile.
  2. (informal) anal sex
    In the right mood, I'll accept anal.
    I'll do anything except anal.

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Breton[edit]

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anal f ‎(plural analioù)

  1. breath

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anal m ‎(feminine singular anale, masculine plural anaux, feminine plural anales)

  1. anal (relating to the anus)

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German[edit]

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anal ‎(not comparable)

  1. anal

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin annālis.

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anal m, f ‎(plural anais, comparable)

  1. annual

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anal m (plural anais)

  1. something that happens once a year

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From Latin ānalis.

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anal m, f ‎(plural anais, comparable)

  1. anal

Romanian[edit]

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anal 4 nom/acc forms

  1. anal

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin ānalis.

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anal m, f ‎(plural anales)

  1. anal

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From Latin annālis.

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anal m ‎(plural anales)

  1. annal
    Los demás hechos de Jehú ... están escritos en los anales de los reyes de Israel.
    The other deeds of Jehu ... are written in the annals of the kings of Israel. 2 Kings 10:34 NRV XXI