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la nana
-the lullaby
See the entry for nana.
la ñaña
-the sister
See the entry for ñaña.

nana

nana(
nah
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nah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (cradle song)
a. lullaby
Mi esposa le estaba cantando una nana al bebé y yo también me dormí.My wife was singing a lullaby to our baby and I fell asleep too.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(relative)
a. granny
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
La nana dice que me parezco al abuelo el día que se conocieron.Granny says I look exactly like my grandfather when they met.
b. nana
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Nana, ¿me enseñas a tejer?Nana, can you teach me how to knit?
c. grandma
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Mi nana acaba de cumplir 70 y todavía puede andar en bicicleta.My grandma just turned 70 and she can still ride a bike.
3. (profession)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
a. nanny
Los Robinson quieren que sea la nana de su bebé mientras están de vacaciones.The Robinsons want me to be their baby's nanny while they are on vacation.
b. wet nurse
Mi nana solía cantarme hasta que me quedaba dormido.My wet nurse used to sing me to sleep.
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nana
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (canción)
a. lullaby
2. (colloquial)
a.
más viejo que la nana, del año de la nanaas old as the hills, ancient
3. (colloquial)
a. grandma, nana
4. (niñera)
a. nanny
5. (nodriza)
a. wet nurse
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nana
1 (Música) lullaby; cradlesong
2 (Centroamérica) (México) (nodriza) wet nurse; (niñera) nursemaid
3 (pelele) Babygro;™ rompers
plural
; (p)
nana
1 (abuela) grandma (familiar); granny (familiar)
2 (Centroamérica) (mamá) mum (familiar); mom (familiar); (EEUU) mummy (familiar); mommy (familiar); (EEUU)
nana
(S. Cone) (dolor) pain
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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