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Webster 1913 Edition


ana

a′na

(ā′nȧ)
,
adv.
[Gr.
ἀνά
(used distributively).]
(Med.)
Of each; an equal quantity;
as, wine and honey,
ana
(or, contracted,
aa
) two ounces, ℥ ij.
, that is, of wine and honey, each, two ounces.
AS
An apothecary with a . . . long bill of
anas
.
Dryden.

Webster 1828 Edition


Ana

A'NA

, aa, or a. [Gr.]
In medical prescriptions, it signifies an equal quantity of the several ingredients; as, wine and honey, ana, aa or a that is, of wine and honey each two ounces.

A'NA

, as a termination, is annexed to the names of authors to denote a collection of their memorable sayings. Thus, Scaligerana, is a book contained the sayings of Scaliger. It was used by the Romans, as in Collectaneus, collected, gathered.

Definition 2022


Ana

Ana

See also: Appendix:Variations of "ana"

Portuguese

Alternative forms

Proper noun

Ana f

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Ann, Anna or Anne

Related terms


Romanian

Proper noun

Ana f (genitive/dative Anei)

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Ann, Anna or Anne

Serbo-Croatian

Pronunciation

  • (Ȁna): IPA(key): /âna/
  • (Ána): IPA(key): /ǎːna/
  • Hyphenation: A‧na

Proper noun

Ȁna, Ána f (Cyrillic spelling А̏на, А́на)

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Anna or Anne.

References

  • Ana” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Slovene

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈàːna/
  • Tonal orthography: ána

Proper noun

Ána f (genitive Áne)

  1. A female given name

Declension


Spanish

Etymology

From Latin Anna, from Hebrew

Proper noun

Ana f

  1. A female given name, cognate to Ann.
  2. Hannah (Biblical figure)
  3. Anna (Biblical prophetess)

ana

ana

See also: Appendix:Variations of "ana"

English

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɑːnə

Noun

ana (plural anas)

  1. A collection of things associated with a person or place, especially a personal collection of anecdotes or conversations at table
    • 1803, publisher's advertisement in Memoirs of the Late Mrs. Robinson, Page 8
      The FRENCH ANAS, or Selections from the best of the French Anas, interspersed with biographical sketches. In three elegant Volumes, small 8vo. price 15s. boards
    • 1903, Thomas Jefferson, Franklin B. Sawvel (editor), The complete anas of Thomas Jefferson, Round Table Press, New York
    • 2008, Kevin J. Hayes, The road to Monticello: The life and mind of Thomas Jefferson,
      Jefferson was aware of the literary tradition of anas, which extended back at least as far as Athenaeus's Dipnosophistarum, a delightful collection of table talk from ancient times covering a variety of subjects including law, literature, medicine, and philosophy.

Etymology 2

From Ancient Greek ἀνά (aná, of each).

Adverb

ana (not comparable)

  1. (in prescriptions) Of each; an equal quantity.
    wine and honey, ana [or contracted to aa] / ij
    of wine and honey, each, two ounces
Synonyms
  • (of each): aa (abbreviation)

Etymology 3

Noun

ana (uncountable)

  1. (Internet, slang) Anorexia (used especially by the pro-ana movement).
Derived terms

Etymology 4

Ancient Greek; see ana-.

Adverb

ana (comparative more ana, superlative most ana)

  1. In a direction analogous to up, but along the additional axis added by the fourth dimension.
    • 1985, Rudy von Bitter Rucker, The Fourth Dimension: A Guided Tour of the Higher Universes (page 43)
      Your right half would move ana, let us say, and your left half would move kata. The two halves would, in their parallel spaces, move past the plane of rotation, and then they would swing back into our space.
    • 2005, Animation journal (volumes 13-15)
      Added to the conventional FPS control keys are two extra keys that move the player in ana and kata direction in 4d space. If you go in this extra direction the space around you changes, the room transforms.
Antonyms

Anagrams


Alabama

Pronoun

ana

  1. me

Aneme Wake

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɑnɑ/

Noun

ana

  1. tree

Azeri

Etymology

From Old Turkic ana (“mother”), from Proto-Turkic *ana (mother), *eńe (mother).

Noun

ana (definite accusative ananı, plural analar)

  1. mother

Declension


Classical Nahuatl

Verb

āna (transitive)

  1. seize

Crimean Tatar

Etymology

From Proto-Turkic *ana.

Noun

ana

  1. mother

Declension

References

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary], Simferopol: Dolya, ISBN 966-7980-89-8

Czech

Pronoun

ana

  1. (archaic) Alternative form of ona

Gothic

Romanization

ana

  1. Romanization of 𐌰𐌽𐌰

Hawaiian

Etymology

From Proto-Polynesian.

Noun

ana

  1. cave

Icelandic

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -aːna

Verb

ana (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative anaði, supine anað)

  1. to rush on, barge into

Conjugation

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Irish

Etymology 1

From Old Irish anae m (wealth, riches, prosperity).

Noun

ana m (genitive singular ana)

  1. (literary) wealth, prosperity
Declension

Etymology 2

Noun

ana f (genitive singular ana, nominative plural anaí)

  1. spell of fine weather
Declension

Mutation

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
ana n-ana hana t-ana
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References


Italian

Adverb

ana

  1. (medicine) ana (in equal quantities)

Japanese

Romanization

ana

  1. rōmaji reading of あな

Javanese

Pronoun

ana

  1. there is/are; to be

Kaxuyana

Pronoun

ana

  1. we (exclusive)

Reference

  • Spike Gildea, On Reconstructing Grammar: Comparative Cariban Morphosyntax

Lithuanian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ɐˈnɐ]

Pronoun

anà f sg

  1. feminine singular nominative form of anas.
  2. feminine singular instrumental form of anas.

Malay

Etymology

From Arabic أَنَا (ʾanā), from Proto-Semitic *’anāk-, from Proto-Afro-Asiatic *ˀanāku.

Pronunciation

Pronoun

ana (Jawi spelling انا)

  1. I (personal pronoun)
  2. me (direct object of a verb)
  3. me (object of a preposition)
  4. me (indirect object of a verb)
  5. my (belonging to me)

See also


Maori

Etymology

From Proto-Polynesian.

Noun

ana (invariant in plural; no cases)

  1. cave

Old High German

Etymology 1

Akin to Latin anus (old woman), Old Prussian ane (grandmother), etc.

Noun

ana f

  1. grandmother
Related terms
  • ano (grandfather)

Etymology 2

From Proto-Germanic *ana, whence also Old English on, Old Norse á.

Preposition

ana

  1. at
  2. on
Descendants
  • German: an

Rapa Nui

Conjunction

ana

  1. if

Scots

Adverb

ana (not comparable)

  1. Alternative form of an a'

Swedish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɑːna/

Verb

ana (present anar, preterite anade, supine anat, imperative ana)

  1. to guess, to believe that something will happen, or has happened. Being fairly certain, but acknowledges that after all, one could be wrong.
    Jag anar att någon kommer köpa den där billiga bilen snart.
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)
  2. to barely see
    Jag tror jag anar en katt i den busken.
    I think I can see (something which resembles) a cat in that bush.

Conjugation

Derived terms


Turkish

Etymology 1

Noun

ana

  1. dative singular of an

Etymology 2

From Old Turkic ana (“mother”), from Proto-Turkic *ana (mother), *eńe (mother).

Noun

ana (definite accusative anayı, plural analar)

  1. (regional, childish, law) mother
    Bak görürsün! Seni anama şikâyet edeceğim.
    You will see! I will complain about you to my mother.
  2. main
    Ana sigorta atınca bütün ev karanlıkta kaldı.
    When the main fuse blew, the whole house was left in the dark.
Declension
Derived terms

See also


Vilamovian

Alternative forms

Conjunction

ana

  1. and

Zazaki

Noun

ana ?

  1. mother