Etna

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Etymology 1[edit]

From the Latin Aetna, perhaps via the Italian Etna. From either Ancient Greek Αἴτνη (Aítnē, Aetna) or αἴθω (aíthō, I burn), or from a Sicanian dialect Italic base *aith-na (fiery one), all from Proto-Indo-European *ai-dh, from *h₂eydʰ- (burn; fire). Doublet of Aetna.

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Etna

  1. An active stratovolcano on the east coast of Sicily, Italy, between Messina and Catania.
    Synonyms: Mount Etna (in full)
  2. A town in Penobscot County, Maine, United States.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From the Norwegian Etna. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

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Etna

  1. A river that flows through Etnedal and Nordre Land municipalities, Oppland, Norway.
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Etymology 3[edit]

Possibly an anglicisation of Irish Eithne.This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

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Etna

  1. A female given name
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Etymology[edit]

Latin Aetna, from either Ancient Greek Αἴτνη (Aítnē, Aetna) or αἴθω (aíthō, I burn), or from a Sicanian dialect Italic base *aith-na (fiery one), all from Proto-Indo-European *ai-dh, from *h₂eydʰ- (burn; fire).

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Mount Etna with the city of Catania in the foreground
  • IPA(key): /ˈɛt.na/
  • Hyphenation: Èt‧na

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l'Etna m

  1. Etna (a volcano in Sicily, Italy)
    Synonyms: Mongibello

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Etna f

  1. (Greek mythology, Roman mythology) Aetna (Sicilian nymph)
  2. (historical) Aetna (ancient Sicilian city)

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Etymology[edit]

Latin Aetna, from either Ancient Greek Αἴτνη (Aítnē, Aetna) or αἴθω (aíthō, I burn), or from a Sicanian dialect Italic base *aith-na (fiery one), all from Proto-Indo-European *ai-dh, from *h₂eydʰ- (burn; fire).

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o Etna m

  1. Etna (a volcano in Sicily, Italy)

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Etna f

  1. (Greek mythology, Roman mythology) Aetna (Sicilian nymph)
  2. (historical) Aetna (ancient Sicilian city)