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Dictionary Definition

Ana

Noun

1 mother of the ancient Irish gods; sometimes identified with Danu
2 a collection of anecdotes about a person or place

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Etymology 1

Formed from the suffix -ana.

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. a collection of things about a person or place, especially a collection of anecdotes
    • 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

Etymology 2

Unknown

Adverb

  1. (in prescriptions) Of each; an equal quantity; as, wine and honey, ana (or contracted to aa), / ij. (that is, of wine and honey, each, two ounces).

Alabama

ana

Pronoun

ana

Crimean Tatar

Noun

  1. mother

Declension

References

Useinov-Mireev 2002}}

Icelandic

Verb

ana (anaði)
  1. to rush on, to barge into

Hawaiian

Etymology

Common Polynesian

Noun

  1. cave

Japanese

Noun

Extensive Definition

ANA as an abbreviation may refer to:
Ana may refer to:
People:

See also

ana in Czech: ANA
ana in German: Ana
ana in Esperanto: ANA
ana in French: ANA
ana in Italian: ANA
ana in Dutch: ANA
ana in Japanese: ANA (曖昧さ回避)
ana in Portuguese: Ana
ana in Romanian: Ana (dezambiguizare)
ana in Slovak: Ana
ana in Swedish: Ana
ana in Turkish: Ana

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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