Viola

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See also: viola and víóla

Translingual[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Latin viola (violet)

Proper noun[edit]

Viola f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Violaceae — the violets.
  2. A taxonomic genus within the family Hesperiidae — certain of the butterflies called skippers.

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin viola (violet)

Proper noun[edit]

Viola

  1. A female given name
    • 1599 William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night, Act V, Scene 1:
      Were you a woman as the rest goes even, / I should my tears let fall upon your cheek, / And say, 'Thrice welcome, drowned Viola!'
  2. A town in Arkansas
  3. A town in Delaware
  4. A village in Illinois
  5. A city in Kansas
  6. A hamlet in New York
  7. A town in Tennessee
  8. A village in Wisconsin

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Czech[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Viola f

  1. A female given name, cognate to Viola.

Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Viola

  1. A female given name of Latin origin.

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin viola in the 19th century.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈviolɑ/
  • Hyphenation: Vi‧o‧la

Proper noun[edit]

Viola

  1. A female given name.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The given name derived from Latin viola (a violet). The surname can be matronymic, but more often occupational, for a dyer of violet cloth, or a player of the viola.

Proper noun[edit]

Viola

  1. A female given name.
  2. A surname​.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Occupational surname for a viola player, from Late Latin vitula, or for a dyer or seller of violet fabric.

Proper noun[edit]

Viola ?

  1. A surname​.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin viola (violet). First recorded in Sweden in 1844.

Proper noun[edit]

Viola

  1. A female given name.

References[edit]

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, ISBN 91-21-10937-0
  • [1] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, ISBN 9119551622: 57 207 females with the given name Viola living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1910s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.