plena

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

plena (countable and uncountable, plural plenas)

  1. (music, uncountable) A style of Puerto Rican music having a highly syncopated rhythm and often satirical lyrics
  2. (music, countable) A song in this style

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

plena

  1. plural of plenum

Anagrams[edit]


Catalan[edit]

Adjective[edit]

plena f sg

  1. feminine singular of ple

Noun[edit]

plena f (plural plenes)

  1. (castells) in a castell with three or five castellers per level, the column to the right of the rengla
  2. (games) A game similar to bingo popular around Christmastime.
    Synonyms: quina, quinto, rifla

Czech[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *plěna, *pelena (thin skin, thin fabric),[1] ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *pel- (skin).[2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

plena f

  1. diaper (US), nappy (UK)

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Machek, Václav (1968) Etymologický slovník jazyka českého, 2nd edition, Prague: Academia
  2. ^ "plena" in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, electronic version, Leda, 2007

Further reading[edit]

  • plena in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • plena in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Latin plēnārius, Catalan ple, French plein, Ido plena, Italian pieno, Portuguese cheio, Romanian plin, Sardinian prenu, Spanish lleno.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈplena/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ple‧na

Adjective[edit]

plena (accusative singular plenan, plural plenaj, accusative plural plenajn)

  1. full, complete
    • 1910, L. L. Zamenhof, "Proverbaro Esperanta":
      De peko kaj mizero estas plena la tero.
      The earth is full of sin and misery.

Usage notes[edit]

-plena is used in many compounds to mean "full of", similar to the suffix -ful.

Antonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Catalan ple, Esperanto plena, French plein, Italian pieno, Portuguese cheio, Romanian plin, Sardinian prenu, Spanish lleno.

Adjective[edit]

plena

  1. full

Antonyms[edit]


Interlingua[edit]

Verb[edit]

plena

  1. present of plenar
  2. imperative of plenar

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

plēna

  1. nominative feminine singular of plēnus
  2. nominative neuter plural of plēnus
  3. accusative neuter plural of plēnus
  4. vocative feminine singular of plēnus
  5. vocative neuter plural of plēnus

Adjective[edit]

plēnā

  1. ablative feminine singular of plēnus

Portuguese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

plena

  1. feminine singular of pleno

Spanish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

plena

  1. feminine singular of pleno

Etymology 2[edit]

From French plaine.

Noun[edit]

plena f (plural plenas)

  1. (Louisiana) a plain, pl. plains

Etymology 3[edit]

Uncertain, but often attributed as a folk etymology to an event at which an immigrant woman to Puerto Rico from the lesser antilles by the name of Ana or Anna, vigorously played a rhythm on a tambourine type instrument to shouts of "Play Anna! Play Anna!".

Noun[edit]

plena f (plural plenas)

  1. (Carribean Spanish) a type of music from the island of Puerto Rico featuring a characteristic rhythm played upon frame drums called panderetas