nuna

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See also: Nuna, nună, núna, and nu'na

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

nuna (plural nunas)

  1. Alternative form of noona.

Asturian[edit]

Contraction[edit]

nuna

  1. in a/an (contraction of en + una)

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From nun (now) +‎ -a (adjectival ending).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): [ˈnuna]
  • Rhymes: -una
  • Hyphenation: nun‧a

Adjective[edit]

nuna (accusative singular nunan, plural nunaj, accusative plural nunajn)

  1. present, current, of the present time

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Greenlandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Inuit *nuna (land, earth, inland), from Proto-Eskimo *nuna (land, earth, country).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nuna (plural nunat)

  1. Earth
  2. country, land
    • 2002, Stephen Hammeken, Harry Potter Ujarallu Inuunartoq, Nuuk: Atuakkiorfik, translation of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J. K. Rowling, →ISBN, page 5:
      Aappariit Dursleykkut sisamanngornermi avaanngunartumi uagut oqaluttuatta aallartiffiani, itermata, silami qulisimasumiit siulittuutigineqanngilaq, nunami tamarmi eqqumeeqisunik paasissaalluanngitsunik pisoqarumaartoq.
      When Mr and Mrs Dursley woke up on the dull, grey Tuesday our story starts, there was nothing about the cloudy sky outside to suggest that strange and mysterious things would soon be happening all over the country.

Declension[edit]

Hausa[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /núː.nàː/
    • (Standard Kano Hausa) IPA(key): [núː.nàː]

Verb[edit]

nūnā̀ (grade 1)

  1. to show, point out, indicate

References[edit]

  • Newman, Paul (2007) A Hausa-English Dictionary (Yale Language Series), New Haven, London: Yale University Press, →ISBN, page 163.

Inuktitut[edit]

Noun[edit]

nuna

  1. Latin spelling of ᓄᓇ (nona)

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *nūnō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

nūna

  1. Synonym of (now)

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Quechua[edit]

Noun[edit]

nuna

  1. spirit, soul

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Slovene[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

núna f

  1. nun, sister

Inflection[edit]

The diacritics used in this section of the entry are non-tonal. If you are a native tonal speaker, please help by adding the tonal marks.
Feminine, a-stem
nom. sing. núna
gen. sing. núne
singular dual plural
nominative
(imenovȃlnik)
núna núni núne
genitive
(rodȋlnik)
núne nún nún
dative
(dajȃlnik)
núni núnama núnam
accusative
(tožȋlnik)
núno núni núne
locative
(mẹ̑stnik)
núni núnah núnah
instrumental
(orọ̑dnik)
núno núnama núnami

Swahili[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

-nuna (infinitive kununa)

  1. to sulk

Conjugation[edit]

Conjugation of -nuna
Positive present -nanuna
Subjunctive -nune
Negative -nuni
Imperative singular nuna
Infinitives
Positive kununa
Negative kutonuna
Imperatives
Singular nuna
Plural nuneni
Tensed forms
Habitual hununa
Positive past positive subject concord + -linuna
Negative past negative subject concord + -kununa
Positive present (positive subject concord + -nanuna)
Singular Plural
1st person ninanuna/nanuna tunanuna
2nd person unanuna mnanuna
3rd person m-wa(I/II) ananuna wananuna
other classes positive subject concord + -nanuna
Negative present (negative subject concord + -nuni)
Singular Plural
1st person sinuni hatununi
2nd person hununi hamnuni
3rd person m-wa(I/II) hanuni hawanuni
other classes negative subject concord + -nuni
Positive future positive subject concord + -tanuna
Negative future negative subject concord + -tanuna
Positive subjunctive (positive subject concord + -nune)
Singular Plural
1st person ninune tunune
2nd person unune mnune
3rd person m-wa(I/II) anune wanune
other classes positive subject concord + -nune
Negative subjunctive positive subject concord + -sinune
Positive present conditional positive subject concord + -ngenuna
Negative present conditional positive subject concord + -singenuna
Positive past conditional positive subject concord + -ngalinuna
Negative past conditional positive subject concord + -singalinuna
Gnomic (positive subject concord + -anuna)
Singular Plural
1st person nanuna twanuna
2nd person wanuna mwanuna
3rd person m-wa(I/II) anuna wanuna
m-mi(III/IV) wanuna yanuna
ji-ma(V/VI) lanuna yanuna
ki-vi(VII/VIII) chanuna vyanuna
n(IX/X) yanuna zanuna
u(XI) wanuna see n(X) or ma(VI) class
ku(XV/XVII) kwanuna
pa(XVI) panuna
mu(XVIII) mwanuna
Perfect positive subject concord + -menuna
"Already" positive subject concord + -meshanuna
"Not yet" negative subject concord + -januna
"If/When" positive subject concord + -kinuna
"If not" positive subject concord + -siponuna
Consecutive kanuna / positive subject concord + -kanuna
Consecutive subjunctive positive subject concord + -kanune
Object concord (indicative positive)
Singular Plural
1st person -ninuna -tununa
2nd person -kununa -wanuna/-kununeni/-wanuneni
3rd person m-wa(I/II) -mnuna -wanuna
m-mi(III/IV) -ununa -inuna
ji-ma(V/VI) -linuna -yanuna
ki-vi(VII/VIII) -kinuna -vinuna
n(IX/X) -inuna -zinuna
u(XI) -ununa see n(X) or ma(VI) class
ku(XV/XVII) -kununa
pa(XVI) -panuna
mu(XVIII) -mununa
Reflexive -jinuna
Relative forms
General positive (positive subject concord + (object concord) + -nuna- + relative marker)
Singular Plural
m-wa(I/II) -nunaye -nunao
m-mi(III/IV) -nunao -nunayo
ji-ma(V/VI) -nunalo -nunayo
ki-vi(VII/VIII) -nunacho -nunavyo
n(IX/X) -nunayo -nunazo
u(XI) -nunao see n(X) or ma(VI) class
ku(XV/XVII) -nunako
pa(XVI) -nunapo
mu(XVIII) -nunamo
Other forms (subject concord + tense marker + relative marker + (object concord) + -nuna)
Singular Plural
m-wa(I/II) -yenuna -onuna
m-mi(III/IV) -onuna -yonuna
ji-ma(V/VI) -lonuna -yonuna
ki-vi(VII/VIII) -chonuna -vyonuna
n(IX/X) -yonuna -zonuna
u(XI) -onuna see n(X) or ma(VI) class
ku(XV/XVII) -konuna
pa(XVI) -ponuna
mu(XVIII) -monuna
Some forms not commonly seen in modern Standard Swahili are absent from the table. See Appendix:Swahili verbs for more information.

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

nuna c

  1. (colloquial) face, mug

Declension[edit]

Declension of nuna 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative nuna nunan nunor nunorna
Genitive nunas nunans nunors nunornas

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Yup'ik[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Yupik *nuna, from Proto-Eskimo *nuna. Compare Greenlandic nuna.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈnuna/, [ˈnuna]
  • Hyphenation: nu‧na

Noun[edit]

nuna

  1. land
  2. earth
  3. country
  4. village
  5. soil, ground
  6. place, vicinity

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Steven A. Jacobson (2012) “nuna”, in Yup'ik Eskimo Dictionary (Volume 1), Alaska Native Language Center, →ISBN