cana

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See also: Cana, canâ, canã, cană, caña, cána, and c'aŋa

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish cana.

Noun[edit]

cana m (genitive singular canann)

  1. cub, whelp
  2. bardic poet of the fourth order

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See etymology on the main entry.

Verb[edit]

cana

  1. present subjunctive of can

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cana chana gcana
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • 1 cana” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • "cana" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈka.na/, [ˈkäːn̺ä]
  • Stress: càna
  • Hyphenation: ca‧na

Etymology 1[edit]

Clipping of canapa.

Noun[edit]

cana f (plural cane)

  1. (rare) marijuana cigarette, joint
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See etymology on the main entry.

Adjective[edit]

cana

  1. feminine singular of cano

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cāna

  1. nominative feminine singular of cānus
  2. vocative feminine singular of cānus
  3. nominative neuter plural of cānus
  4. vocative neuter plural of cānus
  5. accusative neuter plural of cānus

cānā

  1. ablative feminine singular of cānus

References[edit]

  • cana in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • cana in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray
  • cana in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly

Middle Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cano.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cana m

  1. cub
  2. puppy

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Middle Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
cana chana cana
pronounced with /ɡ(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • 1 cana” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin canna (reed), from Ancient Greek κάννα (kánna, reed), from Akkadian 𒄀 (qanû, reed), from Sumerian 𒄀𒈾 (gi.na).

Noun[edit]

cana f (plural canas)

  1. (botany) cane, reed (any plant with a fibrous, elongated stalk, such as a sugarcane or bamboo)
  2. (botany) sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum, tropical grass from which sugar is extracted)
  3. (botany) canna (any plant of the genus Canna)
  4. cane (walking stick)
  5. (Brazil, informal) cachaça (Brazilian rum made of sugarcane)
Synonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Unknown.

Noun[edit]

cana f (plural canas)

  1. (Brazil, slang) jail; prison
Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

cana m, f (plural canas)

  1. (Brazil, slang) cop; police officer
Synonyms[edit]

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

cana m (genitive singular cana, plural canachan)

  1. killer whale, orca, grampus
  2. porpoise
  3. sturgeon
  4. Order of poets, inferior to an ollamh.
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish cana.

Noun[edit]

cana m

  1. puppy, whelp

Etymology 3[edit]

Borrowed from English can.

Noun[edit]

cana m (genitive singular cana, plural canaichean)

  1. can, tin
Synonyms[edit]

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cāna, feminine of cānus (hoary), or derived from the feminine of Spanish cano. Compare Portuguese .

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cana f (plural canas)

  1. white or gray hair

Noun[edit]

cana f (uncountable)

  1. (Argentina, Uruguay) police force, police department
  2. (Argentina, Uruguay) jail, prison

Noun[edit]

cana m, f (plural canas)

  1. (Argentina, Uruguay) policeman, policewoman

Adjective[edit]

cana

  1. feminine singular of cano

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Venetian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin canna (reed), from Ancient Greek κάννα (kánna, reed), from Akkadian 𒄀 (qanû, reed), from Sumerian 𒄀𒈾 (gi.na).

Noun[edit]

cana f (plural cane)

  1. tube
  2. pipe

Welsh[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • cân (literary, third-person singular present/future; literary, second-person singular imperative)
  • canaf (first-person singular future)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

cana

  1. inflection of canu:
    1. (colloquial) first-person singular future
    2. (literary) third-person singular present indicative / future
    3. second-person singular imperative

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cana gana nghana chana
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.