Carina

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Named by the French astronomer Nicolas Louis de Lacaille in 1763. From Latin carīna (the keel of a ship)

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Carina

  1. (astronomy) A summer constellation of the southern sky, said to resemble the keel of a ship. It contains the star Canopus, the second brightest star in the night sky. Until 1763, it was part of a larger constellation, Argo Navis.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Name of a fourth century martyr, feminine of Latin carinus, derivative of carus "beloved"; also a latinization of Karina and Karin (= Catherine) in northern Europe.

Proper noun[edit]

Carina

  1. A female given name occasionally used in English.

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Danish[edit]

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Carina

  1. A female given name, variant of Karina.

German[edit]

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Carina

  1. A female given name, cognate to the English Carina.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Carīna m (genitive Carīnae); first declension

  1. A town of Phrygia mentioned by Pliny
  2. A mountain of Crete

Declension[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular
Nominative Carīna
Genitive Carīnae
Dative Carīnae
Accusative Carīnam
Ablative Carīnā
Vocative Carīna

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Norwegian[edit]

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Carina

  1. A female given name, variant of Karina.

Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Carina f

  1. A female given name
  2. (astronomy) Carina (constellation)

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latinate form of Karin. Can also be associated with Latin Carina. First recorded as a given name in Sweden in 1877.

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Carina c (genitive Carinas)

  1. A female given name.

References[edit]

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, →ISBN
  • [1] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, →ISBN: 46 821 females with the given name Carina living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1960s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.