Sylvia

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Etymology[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Sylvia f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Sylviidae — the typical warblers.

References[edit]

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

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English[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Sylvia

  1. (Roman mythology) Short for Princess Rhea Silvia, the mother of Romulus and Remus, founders of Rome.
  2. (astronomy) Short for 87 Sylvia, a main belt asteroid; named for Rhea Silvia, mother of Romulus and Remus.
  3. A female given name, a popular spelling variant of Silvia.
    • 1933 Eleanor Farjeon, Over the Garden Wall, Faber and Faber 1933, page 91 ("Girls' Names")
      What lovely names for girls there are!
      There's Stella like the Evening Star,
      And Sylvia like a rustling tree,
Translations[edit]

Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Sylvia

  1. A female given name, cognate to Silvia.

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Silvia. Cognate with English Sylvia and Silvia.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈsylʋiɑ]
  • Hyphenation: Syl‧vi‧a

Proper noun[edit]

Sylvia

  1. A female given name.
    • 1986 Eila Pennanen, Santalahden aika, WSOY, ISBN 9510139858, page 11:
      Sylvi oli muuttanut nimensä Sylviaksi, kun Arttu oli ostanut tehtaan ja huvilan ja he olivat muuttaneet tänne.
      Sylvia, Sylvia, Sylvian laulu, se oli yksi Topeliuksen runo, mutta Sylvin, ei vaan Sylvian mielestä Sylvia kuulosti paremmalta kuin pelkkä Sylvi. Hilma suostui kiltisti sanomaan häntä Sylviaksi.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Silvia. A Latinate variant of Sylvie.

Proper noun[edit]

Sylvia (f)

  1. A female given name.

German[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Sylvia

  1. A female given name, a spelling variant of Silvia.

Norwegian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Sylvia

  1. A female given name, cognate to Silvia.

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Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Sylvia

  1. A female given name, cognate to Silvia.