Aurora

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See also: aurora, auroră, aurorą, and Aurorą

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Aurora.

Proper noun[edit]

Aurora

  1. (Roman mythology) Roman goddess of the dawn; equivalent of the Greek Eos. Sister of Luna and Sol.
  2. A female given name from Latin, in regular use since the 19th century.
    • 1904 George Bernard Shaw, How He Lied to Her Husband:
      How will they know! Why, my name is all over them: my silly, unhappy name. Oh, if I had only been christened Mary Jane, or Gladys, Muriel, or Beatrice, or Francesca, or Guinevere, or something quite common. But Aurora! Aurora! I'm the only Aurora in London; and everybody knows it. I believe I'm the only Aurora in the world. And it's so horribly easy to rhyme to it!
  3. (astronomy) 94 Aurora, a main belt asteroid.
  4. (naval) the Russian cruiser Aurora, a cruiser of Soviet Navy.
  5. (poetic) the dawn
  6. A town in Ontario, Canada; named for the goddess.
  7. A town in Western Cape, South Africa; named for the goddess.
  8. A town in Suriname.
  9. A province of the Philippines; named for First Lady Aurora Quezon.
  10. A suburb of Melbourne, Australia.
  11. A historical district of Turin, Italy.
  12. A locale in Brazil.
    1. A municipality of Ceará.
    2. A municipality of Santa Catarina.
  13. A locale in the Philippines.
    1. A town in Isabela.
    2. A town in Zamboanga del Sur; named for Aurora Quezon.
  14. A locale in the United States:
    1. An unincorporated community in Arkansas.
    2. An unincorporated community in California.
    3. A city in Colorado; named for the goddess.
    4. A city in Illinois, and suburb of Chicago; named for the goddess.
    5. A city in Indiana; named for the goddess.
    6. A city in Iowa; named for the village of East Aurora, New York.
    7. A city in Kansas; named for the city in Illinois.
    8. An unincorporated community in Kentucky.
    9. A neighborhood of New Orleans, Louisiana.
    10. A town in Maine; named for the goddess.
    11. A city in Minnesota.
    12. A city in Missouri; named for the goddess.
    13. A city, the county seat of Hamilton County, Nebraska; named for the city in Illinois.
    14. A ghost town in Nevada; named for the goddess.
    15. A village in Cayuga County, New York.
    16. A town in Erie County, New York.
    17. A town in North Carolina.
    18. A city in Ohio.
    19. A city in Oregon; named for the daughter of the founder, Prussian-American mystic William Keil.
    20. A town in South Dakota; named for the city in Illinois.
    21. A city in Texas.
    22. A city in Utah; named for the aurora borealis seen in the area.
    23. A census-designated place in West Virginia.
    24. A town in Florence County, Wisconsin.
    25. A town in Waushara County, Wisconsin.
    26. A town in Taylor County, Wisconsin.
    27. An unincorporated community in Washington County, Wisconsin.
    28. A ghost town in Kenosha County, Wisconsin.
  15. (historical) Maewo (an island in Vanuatu)
  16. (historical) Makatea (an island in French Polynesia)

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Bikol Central[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Aurora

  1. A female given name from Latin
  2. A province of the Philippines; named for First Lady Aurora Quezon.
  3. A locale in the Philippines.
    1. A town in Isabela.
    2. A town in Zamboanga del Sur; named for Aurora Quezon.

Cebuano[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Aurora

  1. A female given name from Latin
  2. A province of the Philippines; named for First Lady Aurora Quezon.
  3. A locale in the Philippines.
    1. A town in Isabela.
    2. A town in Zamboanga del Sur; named for Aurora Quezon.

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Aurōra.

Proper noun[edit]

Aurora f

  1. A female given name

Usage notes[edit]

Matronymics

  • son of Aurora: Auroruson
  • daughter of Aurora: Aurorudóttir

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Aurora
Accusative Auroru
Dative Auroru
Genitive Auroru

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑu̯rorɑ/, [ˈɑu̯ro̞rɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑurorɑ
  • Syllabification: Au‧ro‧ra

Proper noun[edit]

Aurora

  1. (Roman mythology) Aurora
  2. A female given name.
    • 2014 Raija Oranen, Aurora, Teos, →ISBN, page 11:
      - Sinä valaiset tämän salin kuin aamurusko, Walleen kiittelee Auroraa viikset mielihyvästä väpättäen. - Aamurusko nimensä mukaan, totisesti, hän jatkaa vaimolleen matalasti.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Aurora (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative Aurora Aurorat
genitive Auroran Aurorien
partitive Auroraa Auroria
illative Auroraan Auroriin
singular plural
nominative Aurora Aurorat
accusative nom. Aurora Aurorat
gen. Auroran
genitive Auroran Aurorien
Aurorainrare
partitive Auroraa Auroria
inessive Aurorassa Aurorissa
elative Aurorasta Aurorista
illative Auroraan Auroriin
adessive Auroralla Aurorilla
ablative Auroralta Aurorilta
allative Auroralle Aurorille
essive Aurorana Aurorina
translative Auroraksi Auroriksi
instructive Aurorin
abessive Auroratta Auroritta
comitative Aurorineen
Possessive forms of Aurora (type koira)
possessor singular plural
1st person Aurorani Auroramme
2nd person Aurorasi Auroranne
3rd person Auroransa

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Aurōra, from aurōra (dawn, sunrise).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /awˈrɔ.ra/
  • Rhymes: -ɔra
  • Hyphenation: Au‧rò‧ra

Proper noun[edit]

Aurora f

  1. (Roman mythology) Aurora (goddess of dawn)
  2. A female given name from Latin, equivalent to English Aurora

Further reading[edit]


Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

See aurōra.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Aurōra f (genitive Aurōrae); first declension

  1. (Roman mythology) Aurora, the goddess of the dawn/morning
  2. (transferred) dawn, daybreak, morning
  3. The East.

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative Aurōra Aurōrae
Genitive Aurōrae Aurōrārum
Dative Aurōrae Aurōrīs
Accusative Aurōram Aurōrās
Ablative Aurōrā Aurōrīs
Vocative Aurōra Aurōrae

Related terms[edit]


Norwegian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Aurora

  1. (Roman mythology) Aurora
  2. A female given name.

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin Aurōra.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Aurora f

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Aurora.

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

Aurora f

  1. (Roman mythology) Aurora (Roman goddess of dawn)

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Aurora in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • Aurora in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Aurora

  1. A municipality of Santa Catarina, Brazil

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Aurora f

  1. A female given name.

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /auˈɾoɾa/, [au̯ˈɾo.ɾa]

Proper noun[edit]

Aurora f

  1. (Roman mythology) Aurora
  2. A female given name

Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Aurora c (genitive Auroras)

  1. (Roman mythology) Aurora
  2. A female given name.

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish Aurora. The province was named after first lady Aurora Quezon.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: Au‧ro‧ra
  • IPA(key): /ʔauˈɾoɾa/, [ʔaʊ̯ˈɾoɾɐ]

Proper noun[edit]

Aurora

  1. (lalawigan/probinsiya ng ~) Aurora (a province of the Philippines)
  2. Aurora (a locale in the Philippines)
    1. Aurora (a town in Isabela)
    2. Aurora (a town in Zamboanga del Sur)
  3. A female given name from Latin