ena

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See also: ENA, Ena, enä, enǎ, èna, ēna, ēnā, ẹna, -ena, -eña, and -eņa

Catalan[edit]

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Noun[edit]

ena f (plural enes)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter N.

Cavineña[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The e- is an obligatory dummy prefix taken by some nouns (namely, those in the e-class) in Cavineña.

Noun[edit]

ena

  1. water
    • 2008, Antoine Guillaume, A Grammar of Cavineña, →ISBN:
      Roberto-ra e-na taru-ya.
      Roberto-ERG NPF-water stir-IMPFV
      Roberto is stirring the water.

References[edit]

  • Antoine Guillaume, A Grammar of Cavineña (2008, →ISBN

Chuukese[edit]

Determiner[edit]

ena (plural ekkana)

  1. that

Ese Ejja[edit]

Noun[edit]

ena

  1. water

References[edit]

  • José Alvarez Fernández, Vocabulario español-huarayo (2008), page 94

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From en (in, within, inside) +‎ -a (adjectival ending).

Adjective[edit]

ena (accusative singular enan, plural enaj, accusative plural enajn)

  1. interior, internal, inner

Antonyms[edit]


Ladin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin hebdomas. Compare Romansch emna.

Noun[edit]

ena f (plural enes)

  1. week

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Mauritian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French il y en a.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ena (medial form ena)

  1. to have
  2. (impersonal) there is; there are

Nupe[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Yoruba iná, uná and Igala úná.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ena (plural enazhì)

  1. fire
  2. light

Etymology 2[edit]

Compare with Gbari ena (goat), perhaps related to Yoruba ẹran (animal, meat)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ena (plural enazhì)

  1. mammal

Etymology 3[edit]

Compare Yoruba ọnà.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

enà (plural enàzhì)

  1. artistic design; embroidery; engraving

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ena

  1. this

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • enā (this one)

Pronoun[edit]

ena m

  1. this

Declension[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ena n

  1. this

Declension[edit]


Rapa Nui[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *e-na. Cognates include Tahitian enā and Maori ēnā.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈe.na/
  • Hyphenation: e‧na

Determiner[edit]

ena

  1. this, that (near the spoken to)
    Te vaka ena.That canoe (near you).
  2. next, following
    Matahiti ena.Next year.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Veronica Du Feu (1996) Rapanui (Descriptive Grammars), Routledge, →ISBN, page 145
  • Paulus Kieviet (2017) A grammar of Rapa Nui[1], Berlin: Language Science Press, →ISBN, page 194

Slovene[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

êna

  1. one

Usage notes[edit]

This is the usual form used when counting or reciting numbers.


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish ena. Cognate with Danish ene, Norwegian Bokmål ene, Norwegian Nynorsk eine, eina, German einen. Equivalent to en (one) +‎ -a.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Pronoun[edit]

ena

  1. one; definite of en
    Jag måste välja den ena eller den andra.
    I must choose one or the other.
  2. (dialectal) ones; plural form of en
    Ni var ena lustiga ena!
    You are some funny ones!

Verb[edit]

ena (present enar, preterite enade, supine enat, imperative ena)

  1. to unite (bring about agreement among the members of a group)
    Han enade det splittrade landet
    He united the divided country

Usage notes[edit]

  • See also enas, which is a separate deponent verb (though with a meaning very close to the expected one): "De enades" means "they came to an agreement" rather than "they were united (by some third party)."
  • For uniting separate entities, see förena.

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Ternate[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ena (subject clitic i, possessive prefix ma, Jawi اين‎)

  1. (for non-human groups) third-person plural pronoun, they

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Frederik Sigismund Alexander de Clercq (1890) Bijdragen tot de kennis der Residentie Ternate, E.J. Brill
  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh