nene

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See also: Nene, nenê, Néné, nēnē, and nënë

English[edit]

A nene or Hawaiian goose (Branta sandvicensis) on Kauai, Hawaii, USA. It is the world's rarest goose.

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Hawaiian nēnē.

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Noun[edit]

nene (plural nenes)

  1. The Hawaiian goose, Branta sandvicensis, which was designated the state bird of Hawaii in 1957.

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Abau[edit]

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Noun[edit]

nene

  1. eye

Baré[edit]

Noun[edit]

nene

  1. tongue
    nunene — my tongue
    nenehei — a tongue (any tongue in general)

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Crimean Tatar[edit]

Noun[edit]

nene

  1. grandmother

Monguor[edit]

Noun[edit]

nene

  1. female

References[edit]

  • Üjiyediin Chuluu, Introduction, Grammar and Sample Sentences for Monguor (1994), page 4

Romanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Cf. Bulgarian [script needed] (nenja), Serbo-Croatian nena.

Noun[edit]

nene m (uncountable)

  1. (popular, familiar) Term used by children or young people to address an older man, especially an uncle.
  2. (familiar) Term to address someone used in general to express disapproval, or surprise, sometimes satisfaction, etc.

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

nene m (plural nenes, feminine nena)

  1. baby

Swahili[edit]

Adjective[edit]

-nene (declinable)

  1. fat

Usage notes[edit]

Only used of people; for animals, use -nono.


Tagalog[edit]

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nene

  1. Appellation for a little girl.

Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

nene (definite accusative neneyi, plural neneler)

  1. (colloquial) grandmother

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