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

Czech[edit]

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. ^ "plena" in Václav Machek, Etymologický slovník jazyka českého, second edition, Academia, 1968
  2. ^ "plena" in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, electronic version, Leda, 2007

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 adjective pleno.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

plena

  1. Feminine singular of adjective pleno.

Etymology 2[edit]

From French plaine.

Noun[edit]

plena f (plural plenas)

  1. (Louisiana) a plain, pl. plains