donna

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See also: Donna and dónna

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian donna.

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donna (plural donnas)

  1. A lady, especially a noblewoman; the title given to a lady in Italy.
    • 1837, Thomas Tod Stoddart, Angling reminiscences (page 65)
      What are the songs of Italy, sung as they are by the donnas of the scenic board, but a replication of squalls and quavers, infinitely more annoying than the gibberish of crones []
    • 2005, Burton D. Fisher, Mozart's Don Giovanni, page 22
      In Don Giovanni's three female characters, the diverse spectrum of womanhood is rendered complete: the great opera seria character of the avenging Donna Anna, the sentimental and spurned Donna Elvira, and the crafty but sympathetic peasant girl Zerlina.

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

donna

  1. (slang) woman

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donna

  1. third-person singular past historic of donner

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈd̪ˠɔn̪ˠə], [ˈd̪ˠʊn̪ˠə]

Adjective[edit]

donna

  1. nominative / vocative / dative plural of donn
  2. strong genitive plural of donn

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Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
donna dhonna ndonna
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin domina (lady, mistress of an estate or household), from dominus (master), from domus (home).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈdɔnna]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: dòn‧na

Noun[edit]

donna f (plural donne)

  1. (somewhat obsolete) lady
  2. woman
  3. wife
  4. (card games, chess) queen
  5. actress

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donna

  1. rōmaji reading of どんな