nena

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Catalan[edit]

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Noun[edit]

nena f (plural nenes)

  1. female equivalent of nen; girl, female child

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Dupaningan Agta[edit]

Noun[edit]

nena

  1. mother (term of reference)

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician-Portuguese neno, nena (young, tender), from Vulgar Latin *ninnus, probably imitative of infantile language. Cognate with Spanish niña.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈne.na/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

nena f (plural nenas)

  1. child (female), especially before puberty
    Synonyms: cativa, meniña, rapariga, rapaza
  2. girl; young woman
    • 1403, M. M .Graña Cid (ed.), Las órdenes mendicantes en el obispado de Mondoñedo. El convento de san Martín de Villaoriente (1374-1500). Estudios Mindonienses, page 237:
      Item mando que den aa nena que mora en na casa duas trases et hun tornes et huna camisa et duas sauaas
      Item, I order that they give to the girl that lives at the house two trases [?] and a solidus from Tours and a shirt and two sheets
    Synonyms: meniña, moza

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • nena” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • neno” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • nena” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • nena” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • nena” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • neno” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Ludian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *nenä.

Noun[edit]

nena

  1. nose

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish ننه (Turkish nene).

Noun[edit]

nena f (Cyrillic spelling нена)

  1. grandmother
  2. grandma
  3. granny
  4. old woman

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Feminine form of nene (kid, baby).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈnena/ [ˈne.na]
  • Rhymes: -ena
  • Syllabification: ne‧na

Noun[edit]

nena f (plural nenas)

  1. female equivalent of nene; baby girl
    Coordinate term: niña
  2. (colloquial) babe, dear (term of endearment to a woman or girl)
    • 1978, “¿Qué hace una chica como tú en un sitio como este?”, performed by Burning:
      Los años te delatan, nena, / estás fuera de sitio
      The years give you away, babe / you're out of place

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Swahili[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

-nena (infinitive kunena)

  1. to say

Conjugation[edit]

Conjugation of -nena
Positive present -nanena
Subjunctive -nene
Negative -neni
Imperative singular nena
Infinitives
Positive kunena
Negative kutonena
Imperatives
Singular nena
Plural neneni
Tensed forms
Habitual hunena
Positive past positive subject concord + -linena
Negative past negative subject concord + -kunena
Positive present (positive subject concord + -nanena)
Singular Plural
1st person ninanena/nanena tunanena
2nd person unanena mnanena
3rd person m-wa(I/II) ananena wananena
other classes positive subject concord + -nanena
Negative present (negative subject concord + -neni)
Singular Plural
1st person sineni hatuneni
2nd person huneni hamneni
3rd person m-wa(I/II) haneni hawaneni
other classes negative subject concord + -neni
Positive future positive subject concord + -tanena
Negative future negative subject concord + -tanena
Positive subjunctive (positive subject concord + -nene)
Singular Plural
1st person ninene tunene
2nd person unene mnene
3rd person m-wa(I/II) anene wanene
other classes positive subject concord + -nene
Negative subjunctive positive subject concord + -sinene
Positive present conditional positive subject concord + -ngenena
Negative present conditional positive subject concord + -singenena
Positive past conditional positive subject concord + -ngalinena
Negative past conditional positive subject concord + -singalinena
Gnomic (positive subject concord + -anena)
Singular Plural
1st person nanena twanena
2nd person wanena mwanena
3rd person m-wa(I/II) anena wanena
m-mi(III/IV) wanena yanena
ji-ma(V/VI) lanena yanena
ki-vi(VII/VIII) chanena vyanena
n(IX/X) yanena zanena
u(XI) wanena see n(X) or ma(VI) class
ku(XV/XVII) kwanena
pa(XVI) panena
mu(XVIII) mwanena
Perfect positive subject concord + -menena
"Already" positive subject concord + -meshanena
"Not yet" negative subject concord + -janena
"If/When" positive subject concord + -kinena
"If not" positive subject concord + -siponena
Consecutive kanena / positive subject concord + -kanena
Consecutive subjunctive positive subject concord + -kanene
Object concord (indicative positive)
Singular Plural
1st person -ninena -tunena
2nd person -kunena -wanena/-kuneneni/-waneneni
3rd person m-wa(I/II) -mnena -wanena
m-mi(III/IV) -unena -inena
ji-ma(V/VI) -linena -yanena
ki-vi(VII/VIII) -kinena -vinena
n(IX/X) -inena -zinena
u(XI) -unena see n(X) or ma(VI) class
ku(XV/XVII) -kunena
pa(XVI) -panena
mu(XVIII) -munena
Reflexive -jinena
Relative forms
General positive (positive subject concord + (object concord) + -nena- + relative marker)
Singular Plural
m-wa(I/II) -nenaye -nenao
m-mi(III/IV) -nenao -nenayo
ji-ma(V/VI) -nenalo -nenayo
ki-vi(VII/VIII) -nenacho -nenavyo
n(IX/X) -nenayo -nenazo
u(XI) -nenao see n(X) or ma(VI) class
ku(XV/XVII) -nenako
pa(XVI) -nenapo
mu(XVIII) -nenamo
Other forms (subject concord + tense marker + relative marker + (object concord) + -nena)
Singular Plural
m-wa(I/II) -yenena -onena
m-mi(III/IV) -onena -yonena
ji-ma(V/VI) -lonena -yonena
ki-vi(VII/VIII) -chonena -vyonena
n(IX/X) -yonena -zonena
u(XI) -onena see n(X) or ma(VI) class
ku(XV/XVII) -konena
pa(XVI) -ponena
mu(XVIII) -monena
Some forms not commonly seen in modern Standard Swahili are absent from the table. See Appendix:Swahili verbs for more information.

Derived terms[edit]

Veps[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *nenä.

Noun[edit]

nena

  1. nose (on face)
  2. nose (of a shoe)

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of nena (inflection type 5/sana)
nominative sing. nena
genitive sing. nenan
partitive sing. nenad
partitive plur. nenoid
singular plural
nominative nena nenad
accusative nenan nenad
genitive nenan nenoiden
partitive nenad nenoid
essive-instructive nenan nenoin
translative nenaks nenoikš
inessive nenas nenoiš
elative nenaspäi nenoišpäi
illative nenaha nenoihe
adessive nenal nenoil
ablative nenalpäi nenoilpäi
allative nenale nenoile
abessive nenata nenoita
comitative nenanke nenoidenke
prolative nenadme nenoidme
approximative I nenanno nenoidenno
approximative II nenannoks nenoidennoks
egressive nenannopäi nenoidennopäi
terminative I nenahasai nenoihesai
terminative II nenalesai nenoilesai
terminative III nenassai
additive I nenahapäi nenoihepäi
additive II nenalepäi nenoilepäi

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), “нос, носок”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika