asna

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Icelandic[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

asna f (genitive singular ösnu, nominative plural ösnur)

  1. female donkey

Declension[edit]


Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

asna f (genitive singular asna, nominative plural asnacha)

  1. Alternative form of easna (rib)

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]


Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

asna m

  1. genitive singular form of asns

Old Norse[edit]

Noun[edit]

asna f (genitive ǫsnu, plural ǫsnur)

  1. a she-ass, female donkey

Declension[edit]

Hypernyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • asna in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese asna, from Latin asina, feminine of asinus.

Noun[edit]

asna f (plural asnas)

  1. feminine equivalent of asno

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin asina, feminine of asinus.

Noun[edit]

asna f (plural asnas)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran, Vallader) female donkey, ass

Coordinate terms[edit]

  • (sex):
    • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan) asen
    • (Surmiran, Vallader) asan

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish asna (compare Irish easna), from Proto-Celtic [Term?] (compare Welsh eis), from pre-Celtic *astonyo-, *h₂estnijo, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂óst (gen. *h₂ésts), *h₃ost- (bone).

Noun[edit]

asna f (genitive singular asna, plural asnaichean)

  1. (anatomy) rib

References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, →ISBN
  • asna” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.