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  • proper noun A female given name. A romanization of the Bulgarian or Russian name Яна (Jána).
  • proper noun A river in Sakha (Yakutia), Russia.

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  • noun a member of an extinct North American Indian people who lived in northern California
  • noun the Yanan language spoken by the Yana

Etymologies

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Cognate to English Jane, ultimately from Hebrew, feminine form of Ioannes ( =John).

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