Diana

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English[edit]

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Diana (1)

Etymology[edit]

Unknown origin. Theories include relationships with Latin deus ‎(god), Latin dies ‎(day) and a (reconstructed) name Divia.[1]

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Diana

  1. (Roman mythology) The daughter of Latona and Jupiter, and twin sister of Apollo; the goddess of the hunt, associated wild animals and the forest or wilderness, and an emblem of chastity; the Roman counterpart of Artemis.
    • 1611, Bible (KJV), Acts 19:27::
      So that not only this our craft is in danger to be set at nought; but also that the temple of the great goddess Diana should be despised, and her magnificence should be destroyed, whom all Asia and all the world worshippeth.
  2. (astronomy) Short for 78 Diana, a main belt asteroid.
  3. A female given name.
    • 1605 William Camden, Remains Concerning Britain, John Russell Smith, 1870, page 56:
      But succeeding ages (little regarding S. Chrysosthome's admonition to the contrary) have recalled prophane names, so as now Diana, Cassandra, Hyppolytus, Venus, Lais, names of unhappy disaster are as rife, as ever they were in paganism.
    • 1993 James Kirkup, Queens Have Died Young and Fair, P. Owen, ISBN 0720608864, page 94:
      A wholesome British name like Diana, Anne, Margaret or Elizabeth impresses a judge much more than all your vulgar Marilyns, Donnas, Madonnas and Dawns.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “Diana” in: J. van der Schaar, “Woordenboek van voornamen”, 8. druk, Utrecht 1994, Prisma Woordenboeken, Uitgeverij Het Spectrum, ISBN 90-274-3469-7

Czech[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Diana f

  1. A female given name, cognate to Diana.

Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Diana

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

Estonian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Diana

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

Faroese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Diana f

  1. A female given name

Usage notes[edit]

Matronymics

  • son of Diana: Dianuson
  • daughter of Diana: Dianudóttir

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Diana
Accusative Dianu
Dative Dianu
Genitive Dianu

German[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Diana

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

Italian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Diana f

  1. (Roman mythology) Diana
  2. A female given name
  3. A surname​.
  4. Giuseppe Diana, Italian priest killed by the Mafia

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin Diāna.

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Diana f

  1. (Roman mythology) Diana (Roman goddess)
  2. A female given name

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Slovak[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Diana f

  1. A female given name.

External links[edit]

  • Diana in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Spanish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Diana f

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

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Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Diana

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