ninas

niña

[nee-nyah]
noun, plural niñas [nee-nyahs] . Spanish.
girl; child.
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Nina

[nee-nuh, nahy-] .
noun
a female given name, Russian form of Anna.

Niña

[neen-yuh, nee-nuh; Spanish nee-nyah] .
noun
one of the three ships under the command of Columbus when he made his first voyage of discovery to America in 1492.
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Niña (ˈniːnə, Spanish ˈniɲa)
 
n
the Niña one of the three ships commanded by Columbus in 1492

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Nina
fem. proper name, in a Rus. context is aphetic of Annina, dim. of Gk. Anna, from Heb. Hannah, lit. "grace."
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