Luna

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From Latin lūna.

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Luna

  1. The name of Earth's moon.
  2. (Roman mythology) The sister of Aurora and Sol; the goddess of the moon; equivalent to the Greek Selene.
  3. A female given name.
    • 1837 James Hogg, "The Mysterious Bride", Talks and Sketches: The Shepherd's Calendar (Blackie & Son), page 343:
      - - - and it so happened, that in one of old Bryan's daughters named Luna, or more familiarly Loony, he perceived, or thought he perceived, some imaginary similarity in form and air to the lovely apparition.
    • 2003 J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Bloomsbury, ISBN 0747551006), page 236:
      A few seconds later, Luna Lovegood emerged, trailing behind the rest of the class, a smudge of earth on her nose, and her hair tied in a knot on the top of her head.
  4. (alchemy) silver

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Luna

  1. (Roman mythology) Luna
  2. A female given name of modern usage.

German[edit]

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Luna

  1. (Roman mythology) Luna
  2. A female given name of modern usage.

Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See lúna.

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Lúna f (genitive Lúne)

  1. the Moon (of Earth)

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Spanish[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin lūna.

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Luna f

  1. Earth's Moon
    La Luna es el único satélite natural de la Tierra.
    The Moon is the Earth's only natural satellite.
  2. A female given name of modern usage.

Etymology 2[edit]

From dialectal Aragonese luna (lights), a habitational name for someone living by an open courtyard.

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Luna ?

  1. A surname​.