fena

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Franco-Provençal[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fēmina, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁-m̥n-eh₂.

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Noun[edit]

fena f

  1. woman

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

fēna

  1. nominative plural of fēnum
  2. accusative plural of fēnum
  3. vocative plural of fēnum

Mapudungun[edit]

Noun[edit]

fena (using Unified Alphabet)

  1. oats

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Old Swedish fina, of common Germanic origins. Possibly related to the Latin pinna (tip, point).

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Noun[edit]

fena c

  1. The protruding appendage on a marine animal; fin, flipper.
  2. A stabilizing structural detail on various vehicles; fin.
  3. In the idiom vara en fena på något, literally "to be a fin at something", to be good at something.
    Hon var en riktig fena på att köra bil.
    "She was really good at driving."
  4. In the idiom inte röra en fena, "not moving a fin"; to stay completely still, to not move a muscle.
    De rörde inte en fena medan fiendepatrullen gick förbi.
    "They didn't move a muscle as the enemy patrol passed by."

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