neno

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Chuukese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ne- +‎ -no

Verb[edit]

neno

  1. to look away
  2. to open one's eyes (from sleep)

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese neno, from a Vulgar Latin *ninnus, probably imitative of infantile language. Compare Spanish niño, Asturian neñu, Italian nino.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈne.nʊ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

neno m (plural nenos, feminine nena, feminine plural nenas)

  1. male child, especially before puberty
    Synonyms: cativo, meniño
  2. (in the plural) children
    • 1370, R. Lorenzo (ed.), Crónica troiana. Introducción e texto. A Coruña: Fundación Barrié, page 661:
      Et outros muytos nenos et donas et dõzelas tirarõ os gregos do tenplo, et nõnos quiserõ matar, mays leuárõnos cõsigo pera Greçia
      And the Greek took many other children and women and young ladies from the temple, and they didn't want to kill them, but they took them away to Greece

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • neno” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • neno” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • neno” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • neno” 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.

Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From -nena (say).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

neno (ma class, plural maneno)

  1. word