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Proper noun[edit]

Alba f

  1. Short for 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...).



Proper noun[edit]

Alba f ‎(genitive Alban)

  1. Archaic form of Albain.


Fifth declension

Bare forms

Case Singular
Nominative Alba
Vocative a Alba
Genitive Alban
Dative Albain

Forms with the definite article

Case Singular
Nominative not used
Genitive na hAlban
Dative not used


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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]


From Old Irish Albu.


Proper noun[edit]

Alba f

  1. Scotland
    Tha Loch Laomainn ann an Alba. - Loch Lomond is in Scotland.

Usage notes[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Proper noun[edit]

Alba f

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