nano

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See also: ñaño, nano-, -nano, nanó-, and Nan'ō

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Clipping of nanotechnology.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈnænəʊ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

nano (uncountable)

  1. (often attributive) Nanotechnology.
    • 2012 May 22, Jacy Meyer, “To Czech Industry, Everything Is Nano”, in The International Herald Tribune[1], ISSN 0362-4331:
      The Czech government is actively supporting the nano industry through the participation of ministries and universities in research and development programs.

References[edit]

  • OED 2003

Anagrams[edit]


Asturian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

nano

  1. neuter singular of nanu

Basque[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

nano

  1. dwarf, midget

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Variant of nan.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nano m (plural nanos, feminine nana)

  1. (colloquial) Synonym of nen (boy)
    • 2019 October 16, Manuel Jabois, “Barcelona no crema bé, viatge al final de la nit”, in El País[2]:
      Un grup de manifestants, liderat per nanos emboçats i amb el cap cobert per caputxes de dessuadora fosca i, a 50 metres, una filera de Mossos quiets, parapetats en escuts.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nānus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈnano/
  • Hyphenation: na‧no
  • Rhymes: -ano

Noun[edit]

nano (accusative singular nanon, plural nanoj, accusative plural nanojn)

  1. dwarf, pygmy
  2. (astronomy) dwarf star (star of relatively small size)

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nānus, from Ancient Greek νᾶνος (nânos).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈna.no/
  • Rhymes: -ano
  • Hyphenation: nà‧no

Adjective[edit]

nano (feminine nana, masculine plural nani, feminine plural nane)

  1. dwarfish

Noun[edit]

nano m (plural nani, feminine nana)

  1. dwarf, midget
  2. (informal, often offensive) shorty (etc)

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

(Classical) IPA(key): /ˈnaː.noː/, [ˈnäːnoː]

Noun[edit]

nānō

  1. dative/ablative singular of nānus

Masbatenyo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *anu, from Proto-Austronesian *(na-)nu.

Pronoun[edit]

nano

  1. (interrogative) what

Meriam[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

nano

  1. breast

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

nano

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of nanar

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Clipping of enano (dwarf).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nano m (plural nanos)

  1. man, dude

Tocharian B[edit]

Adverb[edit]

nano

  1. again, once more