onna

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See also: önna and önña

English[edit]

Contraction[edit]

onna

  1. (colloquial) On the.
    • 1976, Jonathan Betuel, The Dogfighter, page 187:
      "Next thing I know you're onna ground, bloody. I don't know what come over me. You goin' out?" Lenny asked.
    • 2007, Martin Amis, Vintage Amis, Vintage, →ISBN, page 30:
      Mal said, “How you doing then?” “Me? I'm onna dole, mate. I'm onna street.”
  2. (colloquial) On a.
    • 2012, C. V. Warmouth, A Louisiana Purchase, page 405:
      I bin tole ta put a rag onna stick 'tween huh teef so she not bite huh tung.

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Anagrams[edit]

Chickasaw[edit]

Adverb[edit]

onna

  1. the next day
  2. tomorrow

Verb[edit]

onna (3rd person subject only, in/transitive)

  1. (intransitive) to be the next day
  2. (intransitive) to be tomorrow
  3. (transitive) to be the next day (in a place)

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

onna

  1. Rōmaji transcription of おんな

Yilan Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese (onna, female; wife).

Noun[edit]

onna

  1. woman (female human)
  2. wife

Adjective[edit]

onna

  1. female (animal)

Coordinate terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Chien Yuehchen (2015), “The lexical system of Yilan Creole”, in New Advances in Formosan Linguistics[1], pages 513-532