nanu

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See also: ñañu

Afar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Cushitic *ʔann-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

nanú

  1. we

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Mohamed Hassan Kamil (2015) L’afar: description grammaticale d’une langue couchitique (Djibouti, Erythrée et Ethiopie)[1], Paris: Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (doctoral thesis)

Asturian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nānus.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

nanu m sg (feminine singular nana, masculine plural nanos, feminine plural nanes)

  1. dwarf

Related terms[edit]


German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Low German na (well) + nu (now).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /naˈnuː/
  • (file)

Interjection[edit]

nanu

  1. (chiefly Northern Germany) An expression of wonderment or confusion.
    • 2015 July 6, “Starts trotz Nachtflugverbot”, in Frankfurter Rundschau[2]:
      Nanu, was macht denn der Flieger da zu so später Stunde?
      Well now, what is that plane doing there at so late an hour?

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2000, Hans Meyer, Walther Kiaulehn, Siegfried Mauermann, Der richtige Berliner in Wörtern und Redensarten, page 141

Hula[edit]

Noun[edit]

nanu

  1. water

References[edit]

  • A Comparative Vocabulary of the Dialects of British New Guinea (1895)
  • Andrew K. Pawley, ‎Malcolm D. Ross, Austronesian Terminolgies: Continuity and Change (1994), page 458

Kapampangan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

nanu

  1. (interrogative) what

Keapara[edit]

Noun[edit]

nanu

  1. water

References[edit]

  • A Comparative Vocabulary of the Dialects of British New Guinea (1895)

Northern Sami[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nanu

  1. attributive of nanus

Sinaugoro[edit]

Noun[edit]

nanu

  1. water

References[edit]

  • A Comparative Vocabulary of the Dialects of British New Guinea (1895)