Aina

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See also: aina, aína, aïna, -aina, and aïnà

Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Aina f

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Ann

Finnish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

First recorded as a given name of Swedish speaking Finns in 1839. Generally interpreted as a variant of Aino. (Resemblance to aina (always) is a coincidence.)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɑinɑ]
  • Hyphenation: Ai‧na

Proper noun[edit]

Aina

  1. A female given name.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Popular in Finland (among Finnish and Swedish speakers) in the end of the 19th century.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Aina (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative Aina Ainat
genitive Ainan Ainojen
partitive Ainaa Ainoja
illative Ainaan Ainoihin
singular plural
nominative Aina Ainat
accusative nom. Aina Ainat
gen. Ainan
genitive Ainan Ainojen
Ainainrare
partitive Ainaa Ainoja
inessive Ainassa Ainoissa
elative Ainasta Ainoista
illative Ainaan Ainoihin
adessive Ainalla Ainoilla
ablative Ainalta Ainoilta
allative Ainalle Ainoille
essive Ainana Ainoina
translative Ainaksi Ainoiksi
instructive Ainoin
abessive Ainatta Ainoitta
comitative Ainoineen

Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First recorded as a given name of Latvians in 1915. From aina (view, sight). Possibly also borrowed from Finnish Aina.

Proper noun[edit]

Aina f

  1. A female given name.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Popular in Latvia during 1925-1950.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Klāvs Siliņš: Latviešu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, ISBN 5-7966-0278-0
  • [1] Population Register of Latvia: Aina was the only given name of 6264 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010.

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Finnish Aina, recorded in the 19th century.

Proper noun[edit]

Aina

  1. A female given name.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Finnish Aina, first recorded as a name of Swedish speaking Finns in 1839, in Sweden in 1845.

Proper noun[edit]

Aina c (genitive Ainas)

  1. A female given name.
    • 1845 Zachris Topelius, Ljungblommor:
      Sjungit dem för Ellis glädje / Och för Ainas aftontankar
      Sung them for Elli's joy / And for Aina's evening thoughts