Elvira

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See also: Elvīra

Translingual[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Elvira f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Trochilidae.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • 2006, Gill, F. and Wright, M., Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0691128276:



English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A medieval Spanish royal name, of probably Gothic origin, and debated meaning. It became famous outside Spain after its appearance in Mozart's Don Giovanni (1787).

Proper noun[edit]

Elvira

  1. A female given name, in quiet use since the 19th century.
  2. An ancient name for the city of Granada.

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Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Elvira

  1. A female given name , cognate to English Elvira.

German[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Elvira

  1. A female given name , cognate to English Elvira.

Spanish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Elvira f

  1. A female given name , equivalent to English Elvira.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian and Spanish Elvira. First recorded in Sweden in 1808.

Proper noun[edit]

Elvira

  1. A female given name.

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