ananas

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See also: Ananas, anánas, ananás, and ananas'

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Either directly from Old Tupi nanas (excellent fruit), or from the taxonomic name thence derived, Ananas comosus, syn. Ananassa sativa, likely under the influence of the many other languages which use the Old Tupi-derived designation ananas for the fruit.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ananas (plural ananasses)

  1. (obsolete) Pineapple.

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Translations[edit]

References[edit]

  • Ananas” listed on page 306 of volume I (A–B) of A New English Dictionary on Historical Principles [1st ed., 1885]
      Ananas (ănēⁱ·năs, -ā·năs). Also anana. [So in most of the languages of Europe; app. from a native Peruvian name Nanas, it having been first seen by Europeans in Peru, and described under the name Nanas by André Thevenet, a monk, in 1555. Through mistaking the final -s for a plural sign, some have made the sing. anana.] [¶] 1. The pine-apple plant (Ananassa sativa) or fruit. [¶] 1613 Purchas Pilgr. I. v. xii. 431 Of their fruits Ananas is reckoned one of the best: In taste like an Apricocke, in shew a farre off like an Artichoke, but without prickles, very sweet of sent. 1714 Mandeville Fab. Bees (1733) II. 219 The first ananas, or pine-apple, that was brought to perfection in England, grew in his [Sir M. Decker’s] garden at Richmond. 1727 Thomson Summer 685 Witness, thou best anâna, thou the pride Of vegetable Life. 1811 T. Baldwin (title) Short Practical Directions for the Culture of the Ananas, or Pine-apple Tree. 1841 D’Israeli Amen. Lit. II. 229 [Rawleigh] had given..England the Virginian tobacco, and perhaps the delicious ananas. [¶] 2. An allied West Indian fruit, the Penguin (Bromelia Pinguin). J.
  • ananas” listed in the Oxford English Dictionary [2nd ed., 1989]

Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

ananas m

  1. pineapple

Declension[edit]


Danish[edit]

ananas

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ananas/, [ˈananas]

Noun[edit]

ananas c (singular definite ananassen, plural indefinite ananas or ananasser)

  1. pineapple (fruit, plant)

Inflection[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nl
Ananas
Pineapple

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɑ.nɑ.nɑs/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

ananas f, m (plural ananassen, diminutive ananasje n)

  1. pineapple

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Danish ananas, from French ananas, from Portuguese ananás (pineapple), from Tupian or Guaraní [Term?].

Noun[edit]

ananas n (genitive singular ananas, plural ananas)

  1. pineapple (fruit, plant)

Declension[edit]

n11 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ananas ananasið ananas ananasini
Accusative ananas ananasið ananas ananasini
Dative ananasi ananasinum ananasum ananasunum
Genitive ananas ananasins ananasa ananasanna

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

< taxonomic genus Ananas

Noun[edit]

ananas

  1. pineapple (plant and fruit)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of ananas (Kotus type 39/vastaus, no gradation)
nominative ananas ananakset
genitive ananaksen ananasten
ananaksien
partitive ananasta ananaksia
illative ananakseen ananaksiin
singular plural
nominative ananas ananakset
accusative nom. ananas ananakset
gen. ananaksen
genitive ananaksen ananasten
ananaksien
partitive ananasta ananaksia
inessive ananaksessa ananaksissa
elative ananaksesta ananaksista
illative ananakseen ananaksiin
adessive ananaksella ananaksilla
ablative ananakselta ananaksilta
allative ananakselle ananaksille
essive ananaksena ananaksina
translative ananakseksi ananaksiksi
instructive ananaksin
abessive ananaksetta ananaksitta
comitative ananaksineen

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Introduced into French from settlers visiting the Indies; from Old Tupi nanas (excellent fruit).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a.na.nas/, /a.na.na/[1]
  • (file)
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  • (Louisiana) IPA(key): [zɑ̃nɑ̃na]
  • Hyphenation: a‧na‧nas

Noun[edit]

ananas m (plural ananas)

  1. pineapple

References[edit]

  1. ^ ananas” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Icelandic[edit]

Icelandic Wikipedia has an article on:
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Noun[edit]

ananas m (genitive singular ananass, nominative plural ananasar)

  1. a pineapple syn.

Declension[edit]

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Related terms[edit]

Synonyms[edit]


Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese ananás, from Guaraní naná.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈa.na.nas/, [ˈaː.n̺a.n̺as̺]; (rare) /a.naˈnas/, [a.n̺aˈn̺as̺]
  • Hyphenation: à‧na‧nas; (rare): a‧na‧nàs

Noun[edit]

ananas m (invariable)

  1. pineapple

Latin[edit]

ananas (pineapple)

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

ananas m

  1. a pineapple

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

ananas

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Portuguese ananás or Spanish ananás.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ananas m (definite singular ananasen, indefinite plural ananaser, definite plural ananasene)

  1. a pineapple (plant, fruit)

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Portuguese ananás or Spanish ananás.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ananas m (definite singular ananasen, indefinite plural ananasar, definite plural ananasane)

  1. a pineapple (plant, fruit)

References[edit]


Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ananas m (diminutive ananasek or ananasik)

  1. pineapple (plant)
  2. pineapple (fruit)

Declension[edit]

#1 #2

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • ananas in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian[edit]

ananași

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French ananas.

Noun[edit]

ananas m (plural ananași)

  1. pineapple (plant)
  2. pineapple (fruit)

Declension[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ânanas/
  • Hyphenation: a‧na‧nas

Noun[edit]

ȁnanas m (Cyrillic spelling а̏нанас)

  1. pineapple

Declension[edit]


Slovene[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ánanas m inan (genitive ánanasa, nominative plural ánanasi)

  1. pineapple

Declension[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ananas c

  1. pineapple

Declension[edit]

Declension of ananas 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ananas ananasen ananaser ananaserna
Genitive ananas ananasens ananasers ananasernas

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from German Ananas.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ananas

  1. pineapple(s)

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French ananas, from Portuguese ananás (pineapple), from Guaraní naná.

Noun[edit]

ananas (definite accusative ananası, plural ananaslar)

  1. pineapple

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West Frisian[edit]

Noun[edit]

ananas c (plural ananassen)

  1. pineapple