Associations to the word «Yana»

Wiktionary

YANA, proper noun. A female given name. A romanization of the or name Яна.
YANA, proper noun. A river in Sakha (Yakutia), Russia.
YANA, proper noun. A member of a North American Indian people who once resided in the eastern portion of the upper Sacramento River valley in California.
YANA, proper noun. The now extinct Hokan language of the Yana, best known for a systematic differentiation between men's and women's speech.
YANA, noun. (Buddhism) Any of the vehicles of Buddhist or Tantric practice.

Dictionary definition

YANA, noun. A member of an extinct North American Indian people who lived in northern California.
YANA, noun. The Yanan language spoken by the Yana.

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope