- A suffix to names of persons or places, used to denote a collection of notable sayings, literary gossip, anecdotes, etc. Thus, Scaligerana is a book containing the sayings of Scaliger, Johnsoniana of Johnson, etc
- a collection of things that relate to a specific place, person, etc.
Synonyms: -ia, -ica
- (Balearic, Central) IPA(key): /ˈ-a.nə/
- (personal suffix) Used to form the third-person singular present tense of verbs (conditional mood, indefinite conjugation).
tanít (“to teach”) → tanítana (“he/she would teach”)
- (personal suffix) Harmonic variants:
-na is added to most back vowel verbs
vár (“to wait”) → várna (“he/she would wait”)
-ne is added to most front vowel verbs
kér (“to ask”) → kérne (“he/she would ask”)
-ana is added to back vowel verbs ending in two consonants or in a long vowel + t (exceptions áll, száll, varr, forr, lát)
mond (“to say something”) → mondana (“he/she would say something”)
tanít (“to teach”) → tanítana (“he/she would teach”)
-ene is added to front vowel verbs ending in two consonants or in a long vowel + t
fest (“to paint”) → festene (“he/she would paint”)
segít (“to help”) → segítene (“he/she would help”)
- -āna: (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈaː.na/,
- -āna: (modern Italianate Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈa.na/,
- -ānā: (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈaː.naː/,
- -ānā: (modern Italianate Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈa.na/,
- inflection of -ānus:
nominative/vocative feminine singular
- Noun diminutive suffix, creates a noun meaning something smaller or younger, or a small amount.
- Adjective diminutive suffix, creates an adjective meaning "somewhat", "rather".
- Suffix appended to words to create a feminine noun, usually denoting a place where an action occurs, relatives or to form a proper name.
- each other; reciprocal suffix
-ona (“to see”) + -ana → -onana (“to see each other”)
- One or more of the participants of the reciprocal action can be treated like an object introduced with the preposition na:
- In verbs ending in -i or -u, the appropriate applicative suffix is added before the reciprocal suffix, even when an applicative meaning is not intended or when an applicative form does not exist:
-sahau (“to forget”) + -lia + -ana → -sahauliana (“to forget each other”)
-fahamu (“to know”) + -ia + -ana → -fahamiana (“to know each other”)
- feminine of -ano
probinsiya (“province”) + -ana → probinsiyana (“female provincial”)
Korea (“Korea”) + -ana → Koreana (“female Korean”)
Amerika (“America”) + -ana → Amerikana (“female American”)
Italya (“Italy”) + -ana → Italyana (“female Italian”)
Cebu (“Cebu”) + -ana → Cebuana (“female person from Cebu”)
Bikol (“Bicol”) + -ana → Bikolana (“female person from Bikol region”)
Ilokos (“Ilocos”) + -ana → Ilokana (“female person from Ilocos region”)
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She is the most wonderful friend someone can dream of and she MUST know that she is very loved by her best friend.
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- [slang] Popular amongst all loved by girls and attracts girl smartest
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