Emmy

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English[edit]

Producer Bruce Kennedy holding an Emmy statuette

Etymology 1[edit]

Shortening of Emily or Emma.

Alternative forms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Emmy

  1. A diminutive of Emily and Emma, also used as a female given name.

Etymology 2[edit]

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Chosen as a feminine-sounding derivation of immy, a nickname for the image orthicon tubes used in early television cameras.

Noun[edit]

Emmy (plural Emmys)

  1. (trademark) An award given for television production.

Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Emmy

  1. A female given name, diminutive of Emilie and Emma.

German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Emmy ? (genitive Emmys)

  1. A female given name, diminutive of Emilie and Emma.

Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Emmy

  1. A female given name, diminutive of Emilia and Emma.