Alba

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See also: alba, Albà, and albă

English

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈɑlbə/, /ˈælbə/

Etymology 1

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From Romanian Alba.

Proper noun

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Alba

  1. A county of Transylvania, Romania.
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Translations
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Etymology 2

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From Scottish Gaelic Alba, ultimately from the same origin as Etymology 1. Related to albino, Albania and Elbe. More at Albany.

Proper noun

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Alba

  1. (historical, poetic or rare) Scotland, especially referring to the Kingdom of Alba, Scotland, between 900 and 1286.
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Etymology 3

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From Spanish Alba, ultimately from the same origin as Etymology 1 and 2.

Proper noun

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Alba

  1. A female given name from Spanish alba (dawn), of modern usage
  2. A habitational surname from place names of obscure origin.

Anagrams

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Asturian

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Proper noun

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Alba f

  1. Clipping of Alba de Tormes.
    • Ana Isabel Fernández Rodríguez et al., El pueblu quirosán: una unidá social in 1991, Cultures: revista asturiana de cultura, volume 1, Academia de la Llingua Asturiana, page 79:
      Les que más poder de convocatoria tienen son les romeríes de dellos centros devocionales (Alba, Trobanieḷḷu), qu’ atraen a xente de tol conceyu y d’otros conceyos vecinos (Ḷḷena, Riosa, Teberga...).
      Those which have the greatest summoning power are the religious festivals of various devotional centres (Alba, Trobanieḷḷu), which attract people from the entire municipality and from other neighbouring municipalities (Ḷḷena, Riosa, Teberga...).

Catalan

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Pronunciation

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Proper noun

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Alba f

  1. Alba (any of various places)

Irish

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Etymology

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Inherited from Old Irish Albu, from Proto-Celtic *albiyū.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈal̪ˠəbˠə/, /ˈalˠəbˠə/

Proper noun

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Alba f (genitive Alban)

  1. (dated) Scotland (a constituent country of the United Kingdom)
    Synonym: Albain

Declension

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  • The definite article is used only in the genitive.

Derived terms

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Mutation

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Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
Alba nAlba hAlba not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading

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Italian

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈal.ba/
  • Audio:(file)
  • Rhymes: -alba
  • Hyphenation: Àl‧ba

Proper noun

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Alba ?

  1. Synonym of Scozia

Derived terms

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Anagrams

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Latin

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Pronunciation

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Proper noun

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Alba m sg (genitive Albae); first declension

  1. (Late Latin) Alternative form of Albis
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Flavius Vopiscus to this entry?)
  2. The name of a mythical pre-Roman king, Alba Silvius

Declension

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First-declension noun, with locative, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Alba
Genitive Albae
Dative Albae
Accusative Albam
Ablative Albā
Vocative Alba
Locative Albae

References

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  • Alba”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Alba in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.

Romanian

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Etymology

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From alba, definite feminine form of alb.

Pronunciation

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Proper noun

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Alba f

  1. A county of Romania.
  2. A village in Hudești, Botoșani, Romania
  3. A village in Izvoarele, Tulcea, Romania

Declension

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See also

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Scottish Gaelic

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Etymology

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From Old Irish Albu.

Pronunciation

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Proper noun

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Alba f (genitive na h-Alba)

  1. Scotland (a constituent country of the United Kingdom)
    Tha Loch Laomainn ann an Albainn.[1]
    Loch Lomond is in Scotland.

Usage notes

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Declension

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Derived terms

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Descendants

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  • English: Alba

See also

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References

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Mutation

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Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
Alba n-Alba h-Alba t-Alba
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Spanish

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈalba/ [ˈal.β̞a]
  • Rhymes: -alba
  • Syllabification: Al‧ba

Proper noun

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Alba f

  1. a female given name from alba (dawn), of modern usage
  2. a habitational surname from place names of obscure origin.

Tagalog

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Spanish.

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Proper noun

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Alba (Baybayin spelling ᜀᜎ᜔ᜊ)

  1. a surname from Spanish

Statistics

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  • According to data collected by Forebears in 2014, Alba is the 277th most common surname in the Philippines, occurring in 27,607 individuals.