Dina

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See also: dina, dinà, dîna, and Dína

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Equivalent of the biblical name Dinah in several European languages, ultimately from Hebrew.

Proper noun[edit]

Dina

  1. A female given name.

Translations[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed clipping of longer names in many languages, such as Italian Dina.

Proper noun[edit]

Dina

  1. A female given name.

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Cebuano[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Dina

  1. a female given name
  2. (biblical) Dinah; a daughter of Jacob and Leah

Faroese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Dina f

  1. A female given name

Usage notes[edit]

Matronymics

  • son of Dina: Dinuson
  • daughter of Dina: Dinudóttir

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Dina
Accusative Dinu
Dative Dinu
Genitive Dinu

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortened form of longer names.

Proper noun[edit]

Dina f

  1. A female given name (derived from the diminutives, evolved to be a separate name independent of dimunition)
  2. A diminutive of the female given names Claudia, Claudina, Blandina, Alfreda or Alfredina.

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First recorded as a given name of Latvians in early 20th century. From Hebrew דִּינָה. Cognate with English Dinah.

Proper noun[edit]

Dina f

  1. A female given name.

References[edit]

  • Klāvs Siliņš: Latviešu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, ISBN 5-7966-0278-0
  • [1] Population Register of Latvia: Dina was the only given name of 1986 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010.

Norwegian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Dina

  1. Dinah (biblical character)
  2. A female given name of biblical origin, also short for names like Bernhardine.