Lolita

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The name is from Spanish Lolita, diminutive of Lola, from the given name Dolores.

The noun derives from the name: see the etymology at lolita for details.

Proper noun[edit]

Lolita

  1. A female given name.
    • 1955, Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita, Chapter 1
      She was Lo, plain Lo, in the morning, standing four feet ten in one sock. She was Lola in slacks. She was Dolly at school. She was Dolores on the dotted line. But in my arms she was always Lolita.

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

Lolita (plural Lolitas)

  1. Alternative capitalization of lolita.

Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First recorded as a given name of Latvians in 1928. From Spanish Lolita. Character in the play Lolitas brīnumputns (1926) by Anna Brigadere.

Proper noun[edit]

Lolita f

  1. A female given name.

References[edit]

  • Klāvs Siliņš: Latviešu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, ISBN 5-7966-0278-0
  • [1] Population Register of Latvia: Lolita was the only given name of 1849 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010.

Spanish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Lolita f

  1. A diminutive of the female given name Dolores.