ina

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Translingual[edit]

Symbol[edit]

ina

  1. (international standards) ISO 639-2 & ISO 639-3 language code for Interlingua.

Afar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to Amharic እናት (ʼənnat).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /iˈnʌ/
  • Hyphenation: i‧na

Noun[edit]

iná f (plural inaaní f or inontí f)

  1. mother

Declension[edit]

Declension of iná
absolutive iná
predicative iná
subjective iná
genitive iná
Postpositioned forms
l-case inál
k-case inák
t-case inát
h-case ináh

Coordinate terms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • E. M. Parker; R. J. Hayward (1985), “ina”, in An Afar-English-French dictionary (with Grammatical Notes in English), University of London, →ISBN
  • Mohamed Hassan Kamil (2015) L’afar: description grammaticale d’une langue couchitique (Djibouti, Erythrée et Ethiopie)[1], Paris: Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (doctoral thesis)

Akar-Bale[edit]

Noun[edit]

ina

  1. water

References[edit]

  • M. V. Portman, Notes on the Languages of the South Andaman Group of Tribes (1898)

Akkadian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

ina

  1. (place) in, on, onto
  2. (time) on, at
  3. (time) during
  4. among
  5. from, out of
  6. (instrumental) with, by means of
  7. (material) of, out of, with
  8. (causal) because of, as a result of
  9. (with subjunctive) so long as

Usage notes[edit]

  • Frequently abbreviated to in with assimilation of /n/ to the following consonant (often in OA, passim in OB, occasionally in SB).

Alternative forms[edit]

  • 𒅔 (in) (Old Akkadian, Old Babylonian, Standard Babylonian, Neo-Babylonian)
  • 𒄿 (i) (Old Assyrian)
Cuneiform spellings
Logograms Phonetic

Related terms[edit]


Aklanon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *ina, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Austronesian *ina.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

iná

  1. mother (female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant)

Amis[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Austronesian *ina.

Noun[edit]

ina

  1. mother (female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant)

References[edit]


Asilulu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Austronesian *ina.

Noun[edit]

ina

  1. mother (female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant)

Balinese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *ina, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Austronesian *ina.

Noun[edit]

ina

  1. mother (female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant)

Biak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Halmahera-Cenderawasih *ina, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Austronesian *ina.

Noun[edit]

ina

  1. mother (female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant)

Bikol Central[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *ina, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Austronesian *ina.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: i‧na
  • IPA(key): /ʔiˈnaʔ/

Noun[edit]

inâ (masculine ama)

  1. mother (female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant)
    Synonyms: inay, mama, nanay, mamay

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: i‧na
  • IPA(key): /ˈʔinaʔ/

Verb[edit]

inà

  1. to subtract, to decrease (in number)
    Synonym: restar
  2. to lessen
    Synonym: bawas
Derived terms[edit]

Bima[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Austronesian *ina.

Noun[edit]

ina

  1. mother (female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant)

Buginese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-South Sulawesi *ina, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Austronesian *ina.

Noun[edit]

ina (Lontara spelling ᨕᨗᨊ)

  1. mother (female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant)

Casiguran Dumagat Agta[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *ina, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Austronesian *ina.

Noun[edit]

ína

  1. mother (female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant)

Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *ina, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Austronesian *ina.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: i‧na
  • IPA(key): /ʔiˈna/, [ʔɪˈn̪a]

Noun[edit]

iná

  1. (obsolete) a mother
    Synonyms: inahan, mama, nanay

Central Bontoc[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *ina, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Austronesian *ina.

Noun[edit]

ína

  1. mother (female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant)

Chayuco Mixtec[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mixtec *ínà.

Noun[edit]

ina

  1. dog

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Pensinger, Brenda J. (1974) Diccionario mixteco-español, español-mixteco (Serie de vocabularios y diccionarios indígenas “Mariano Silva y Aceves”; 18)‎[2] (in Spanish), México, D.F.: El Instituto Lingüístico de Verano en coordinación con la Secretaría de Educación Pública a través de la Dirección General de Educación Extraescolar en el Medio Indígena, pages 16, 115

Coastal Kadazan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Austronesian *ina.

Noun[edit]

ina

  1. mother (female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant)

Cuyunon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Austronesian *ina.

Noun[edit]

ina

  1. mother

Eastern Bontoc[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Austronesian *ina.

Noun[edit]

ina

  1. mother

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From -ino +‎ -a.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

ina (accusative singular inan, plural inaj, accusative plural inajn)

  1. female, feminine
    Synonyms: femala, femina

Coordinate terms[edit]


Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ina

  1. Synonym of kierrenuotta.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of ina (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative ina inat
genitive inan inojen
partitive inaa inoja
illative inaan inoihin
singular plural
nominative ina inat
accusative nom. ina inat
gen. inan
genitive inan inojen
inainrare
partitive inaa inoja
inessive inassa inoissa
elative inasta inoista
illative inaan inoihin
adessive inalla inoilla
ablative inalta inoilta
allative inalle inoille
essive inana inoina
translative inaksi inoiksi
instructive inoin
abessive inatta inoitta
comitative inoineen
Possessive forms of ina (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person inani inamme
2nd person inasi inanne
3rd person inansa

Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

ina

  1. Romanization of 𐌹𐌽𐌰

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ín +‎ -a (possessive suffix)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈinɒ]
  • Hyphenation: ina

Noun[edit]

ina

  1. third-person singular single-possession possessive of ín

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative ina
accusative inát
dative inának
instrumental inával
causal-final ináért
translative inává
terminative ináig
essive-formal inaként
essive-modal inául
inessive inában
superessive inán
adessive inánál
illative inába
sublative inára
allative inához
elative inából
delative ináról
ablative inától
non-attributive
possessive - singular
ináé
non-attributive
possessive - plural
ináéi

Iban[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *ina, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *ina, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *ina, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Austronesian *ina.

Noun[edit]

ina

  1. mother (female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant)

Igala[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Yoruba iná.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

íná

  1. head louse; lice

Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Particle[edit]

ina (triggers eclipsis, in regular past tenses inar)

  1. in which, in whom (indirect relative; not used in the past tense except with some irregular verbs)
    san aois ina bhfuil séat his age (lit. in the age in which he is)
    an chathaoir ina dúirt sé éthe chair in which he said it

Usage notes[edit]

“In which” may also be expressed with the indirect relative particle before the verb and the appropriate inflected form of i in its original position in the clause:

  • san aois a bhfuil sé annat his age (lit. in the age which he is in)
  • an chathaoir a dúirt sé inti éthe chair which he said it in

Contraction[edit]

ina

  1. Contraction of i (in) + a (various meanings).
    ‘in his’ (triggers lenition): ina phóca — ‘in his pocket’
    ‘in her’ (triggers h-prothesis): ina háit — ‘in her place, instead of her’
    ‘in their’ (triggers eclipsis: ina dteach — ‘in their house’
    ‘in which’ (triggers eclipsis, takes the dependent form of irregular verbs): ina bhfuil sé — ‘in which he is’

Related terms[edit]


Isnag[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *ina, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Austronesian *ina.

Noun[edit]

inā

  1. mother (female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant)

Itawit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *ina, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Austronesian *ina.

Noun[edit]

iná

  1. mother (female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant)

Ivatan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *ina, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Austronesian *ina.

Noun[edit]

ina

  1. mother (female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant)

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

ina

  1. Rōmaji transcription of いな

Kambera[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Austronesian *ina.

Noun[edit]

ina

  1. mother (female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant)

Kankanaey[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *ina, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Austronesian *ina.

Noun[edit]

iná

  1. mother (female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant)

Karao[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *ina, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Austronesian *ina.

Noun[edit]

ina

  1. mother

Kikuyu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Hinde (1904) records kuina as an equivalent of English sing in “Jogowini dialect” of Kikuyu, listing also “Ulu dialect” (spoken then from Machakos to coastal area) of Kamba kwina as its equivalent.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ina (infinitive kũina)

  1. to dance
  2. to sing

Derived terms[edit]

(Verbs)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hinde, Hildegarde (1904). Vocabularies of the Kamba and Kikuyu languages of East Africa, pp. 52–53. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Armstrong, Lilias E. (1940). The Phonetic and Tonal Structure of Kikuyu, p. 361. Rep. 1967. (Also in 2018 by Routledge).
  • “ina” in Benson, T.G. (1964). Kikuyu-English dictionary. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Komodo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Austronesian *ina.

Noun[edit]

ina

  1. mother (female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant)

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἴς (ís, sinew, tendon).

Noun[edit]

īna f (genitive īnae); first declension

  1. A thin fibre in paper

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative īna īnae
Genitive īnae īnārum
Dative īnae īnīs
Accusative īnam īnās
Ablative īnā īnīs
Vocative īna īnae

References[edit]

  • ina”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ina in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

Leti (Indonesia)[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Austronesian *ina.

Noun[edit]

ina

  1. mother (female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant)

Limos Kalinga[edit]

Noun[edit]

iná

  1. mother

Maguindanao[edit]

Noun[edit]

ina

  1. mother

Makasar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-South Sulawesi *ina, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Austronesian *ina.

Noun[edit]

ina

  1. mother (female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant)

Malay[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *ina, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *ina, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *ina, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Austronesian *ina.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ina (Jawi spelling اينا‎, plural ina-ina, informal 1st possessive inaku, 2nd possessive inamu, 3rd possessive inanya)

  1. mother (female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant)

Synonyms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Mansaka[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *ina, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Austronesian *ina.

Noun[edit]

inà

  1. mother

Mayoyao Ifugao[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *ina, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Austronesian *ina.

Noun[edit]

iná

  1. mother (female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant)

Mentawai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Austronesian *ina.

Noun[edit]

ina

  1. mother (female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant)

Motu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic *ina, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Austronesian *ina.

Noun[edit]

ina

  1. mother (female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant)

Nauna[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic *ina, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Austronesian *ina.

Noun[edit]

ina

  1. mother (female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant)

Ngadha[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Austronesian *ina.

Noun[edit]

ina

  1. mother (female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant)

Nias[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Austronesian *ina.

Noun[edit]

ina (mutated form nina)

  1. mother (female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant)
    inagumy mother[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brown, Lea (2005) "Nias." In Adelaar, Alexander & Nikolaus P. Himmelmann (eds.) The Austronesian Languages of Asia and Madagascar, p. 571. Abingdon: Routledge. →ISBN

Ojibwe[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • na (form used after a vowel)

Particle[edit]

ina

  1. question marker for yes/no questions (always placed after the first word in the sentence; used after words ending in a consonant)
    da-gimiwan ina?
    Is it going to rain?
    Giwiisin ina?
    Are you eating?
    but: Gigii-anokii na bijiinaago?
    Did you work yesterday?

Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hiz.

Pronoun[edit]

ina

  1. accusative of : him

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle Low German: ine, ene, one
    • German Low German: ne, en

Paikoneka[edit]

Noun[edit]

ina

  1. water

References[edit]


Paiwan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Austronesian *ina.

Noun[edit]

ina

  1. (vocative) mother (female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant)

Synonyms[edit]


Pangasinan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *ina, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Austronesian *ina.

Noun[edit]

iná

  1. mother (female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant)

Paulohi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Austronesian *ina.

Noun[edit]

ina

  1. mother (female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant)

Pazeh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Austronesian *ina.

Noun[edit]

ina

  1. mother (female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant)

Pipil[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (standard) IPA(key): /ˈiːna/

Verb[edit]

īna

  1. (intransitive) to say, to state, to utter
    Inak ne tamachtiani ka musta tikpiat se taejekulis
    The teacher said we'll have a test tomorrow
  2. (intransitive) to think, to believe, to have the opinion that
    Nina ka niweli niajsi wipta ka tajkutunal
    I think I can come the day after tomorrow at noon

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Sutsilvan, Surmiran) egna
  • (Puter, Vallader) üna

Article[edit]

ina f (masculine in)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan) a, an

Number[edit]

ina f (masculine in)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan) one

Sabu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Austronesian *ina.

Noun[edit]

ina

  1. mother (female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant)

Saisiyat[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Austronesian *ina.

Noun[edit]

ina

  1. mother (female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant)

Sakizaya[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Austronesian *ina.

Noun[edit]

ina

  1. mother (female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant)

Samoan[edit]

Particle[edit]

ina

  1. Marks the imperative mood, for positive commands

Usage notes[edit]

Placed before the verb. If the verb is repeated for emphasis, it is only placed before the second repetition of the verb. It may be omitted in any situation.


San Juan Colorado Mixtec[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mixtec *ínà.

Noun[edit]

ina (inà)

  1. dog

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Stark Campbell, Sara; et al. (1986) Diccionario mixteco de San Juan Colorado (Serie de vocabularios y diccionarios indígenas “Mariano Silva y Aceves”; 29)‎[3] (in Spanish), México, D.F.: Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C., page 18

Sasak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *ina, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Austronesian *ina.

Noun[edit]

ina

  1. mother (female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant)

Sika[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Austronesian *ina.

Noun[edit]

ina

  1. mother (female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant)

Simeulue[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Austronesian *ina.

Noun[edit]

ina

  1. mother (female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant)

Swahili[edit]

Verb[edit]

ina

  1. inflection of -wa na:
    1. m-mi class subject inflected plural present affirmative
    2. n class subject inflected singular present affirmative

Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

ina (present inar, preterite inade, supine inat, imperative ina)

  1. making a light buzzing sound by flying (of a mosquito)

Conjugation[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Tagalog[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *ina, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ina (compare Buginese ᨕᨗᨊ, Fijian tina, Ibanag yena, Laboya inya, Malay ina, Maranao ina', Nias ina, Tetum inan, Toba Batak ᯤᯉ, Yami ina), from Proto-Austronesian *ina (compare Amis ina, Kulon-Pazeh ina, and Paiwan ina).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: i‧na
  • IPA(key): /ʔiˈna/, [ʔɪˈna]

Noun[edit]

iná (Baybayin spelling ᜁᜈ)

  1. mother
    Synonyms: nanay, inay, inang, nanag
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: i‧na
  • IPA(key): /ʔiˈnaʔ/, [ʔɪˈnaʔ]

Noun[edit]

inâ (Baybayin spelling ᜁᜈ)

  1. planting of seeds closely for transplantation upon sprouting (with the proper growth)
    Synonym: punla
Derived terms[edit]

Tausug[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ina.

Noun[edit]

ina

  1. mother

Thao[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Austronesian *ina.

Noun[edit]

ina

  1. mother (female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant)

Toba Batak[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Austronesian *ina.

Noun[edit]

ina (Batak spelling ᯤᯉ)

  1. mother (female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant)

Wolio[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Austronesian *ina.

Noun[edit]

ina

  1. mother (female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant)

Yami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ina, from Proto-Austronesian *ina.

Noun[edit]

ina

  1. mother

Yoruba[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Possibly from Arabic النار(an-nār)

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

iná

  1. fire, light
    Synonym: ìmọ́lẹ̀
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Cognate with Igala íná

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

iná

  1. head lice, lice
    Synonym: iná-orí

Etymology 3[edit]

ì- (nominalizing prefix) +‎ (to beat, to whip)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ìnà

  1. flogging, whipping

Etymology 4[edit]

ì- (nominalizing prefix) +‎ na (to stretch)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ìna

  1. stretching, a stretch

Etymology 5[edit]

ì- (nominalizing prefix) +‎ (to spend (money))

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ìná

  1. expenditure of money, the act of spending (money)
Derived terms[edit]

Yosondúa Mixtec[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mixtec *ínà.

Noun[edit]

ina

  1. dog

References[edit]

  • Beaty de Farris, Kathryn; et al. (2012) Diccionario básico del mixteco de Yosondúa, Oaxaca (Serie de vocabularios y diccionarios indígenas “Mariano Silva y Aceves”; 46)‎[4] (in Spanish), third edition, Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C., page 10