Origin of anaClassical Greek ana, apiece, of each
Origin of anafrom -ana
- up, upward: anadromous
- back, backward: anagram
- again: Anabaptist
- throughout: analysis
- according to, similar to: analogy
Origin of ana-Classical Latin from Classical Greek ana, up, on, again, apiece
Origin of -ananeuter plural of Classical Latin -anus
nounpl. ana, or an·as
- A collection of various materials that reflect the character of a person or place: definitive ana of the early American West.
- An item in such a collection.
Origin of anaFrom New Latin -āna as in titles of such collections ; see -ana .
Origin of anaMiddle English from Medieval Latin from Greek at the rate of ; see an- in Indo-European roots.
- Upward; up: anabolism.
- Backward; back: anaplasia.
- Again; anew: anaphylaxis.
Origin of ana-Greek from ana up ; see an- in Indo-European roots.
Origin of -anaNew Latin -āna from Latin neuter pl. of -ānus adj. and n. suff. ; see -an 1.