Europa

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Εὐρώπη (Eurṓpē), a character name in Greek mythology.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /jʊˈɹoʊpə/
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Proper noun[edit]

The moon Europa

Europa

  1. (Greek mythology) Several characters, most notably a Phoenician princess abducted to Crete by Zeus.
  2. (astronomy) A moon of Jupiter.
  3. (astronomy) 52 Europa, a main belt asteroid; not to be confused with the Jovian moon.

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Deimos
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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch Europa.

Proper noun[edit]

Europa

  1. Europe

Asturian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Europa f

  1. Europe

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Catalan[edit]

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Europa f

  1. Europe

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Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Europa

  1. Europe

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /øːˈroːpaː/, [øˑˈroːpaˑ], [ʏˑˈroːpaˑ]
  • (file)

Proper noun[edit]

Europa n

  1. The continent Europe

Europa f

  1. (Greek mythology) A Phoenician princess abducted to Crete by Zeus
  2. A moon of Jupiter

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Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: Europa

Galician[edit]

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Europa

  1. Europe
  2. (astronomy) Europa (large moon of Jupiter)
  3. (astronomy) Europa (asteroid)
  4. (Greek mythology) Europa (woman seduced by Zeus)

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German[edit]

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Proper noun 1[edit]

Europa n (genitive Europa or Europas or Europens, no plural)

  1. The continent Europe
    Deutschland liegt im Herzen Europas.
    Germany lies in the heart of Europe.

(continents) Kontinent; Afrika, Amerika, Antarktika, Asien, Europa, Nordamerika, Ozeanien, Südamerika (Category: de:Continents)

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Europa f (genitive Europa, no plural)

  1. (Greek mythology) A Phoenician princess abducted to Crete by Zeus
  2. A moon of Jupiter

Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English Europe, French Europe, German Europa, Italian Europa, Russian Евро́па (Jevrópa), Spanish Europa, ultimately from Latin Eurōpa, from Ancient Greek Εὐρώπη (Eurṓpē).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ew.ˈro.pa/, /ɛw.ˈɾɔ.pa/

Proper noun[edit]

Europa

  1. Europe

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Interlingua[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Europa

  1. Europe
  2. Europa

Italian[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /euˈrɔpa/, [eu̯ˈrɔː.pa]
  • Hyphenation: Eu‧rò‧pa

Proper noun[edit]

Europa f

  1. (continent) Europe
    Hypernym: Eurasia
  2. (nautical, sailing, sports) Europe (an olympic sailing class)
  3. (astronomy, natural satellite) Europa
  4. (astronomy, asteroid) 62 Europa
  5. (mythology, Greek mythology) Europa (consort of Zeus, daughter of Agenor)
  6. (mythology, Greek mythology) Europa (daughter of Oceanus and Tethys)

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Solar System in Italian · sistema solare (layout · text)
Star Sole
Planets and
most likely
dwarf planets
Mercurio Venere Terra Marte Cerere Giove Saturno Urano Nettuno Plutone Haumea Makemake Eris
Notable
moons
Luna Fobos
Deimos
Ganimede
Callisto
Io
Europa
Titano
Rea
Giapeto
Dione
Teti
Encelado
Mimas
Titania
Oberon
Umbriel
Ariel
Miranda
Tritone Caronte
Idra
Notte
Cerbero
Stige
Hiʻiaka
Namaka
(MK2) Disnomia

Latin[edit]

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Europa seated on a bull (Jupiter in disguise), in fresco from Pompeii, 1st century AD.
The world according to Herodotus showing Europa near the top of the map.

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Εὐρώπᾱ (Eurṓpā), of uncertain origin, but either from:

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Eurōpa f sg (genitive Eurōpae); first declension

  1. (mythology) Europa (daughter of Phoenician king Agenor who was abducted by Jupiter and carried to Crete)
  2. Europe
    • 43, Pomponius Mela, De situ orbis, book 1, chapter 3:
      Brevis Europae descriptio.—Europa terminos habet, ab oriente Tanain et Maeotida et Pontum; a meridie reliqua nostri maris; ab occidente Atlanticum; a septentrione Britannicum oceanum. (genitive and nomitive cases)
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
    • ca. 415, Martianus Capella, De nuptiis Philologiae et Mercurii, book 6, section 661:
      Quartus vero et magnus Europae sinus ab Hellesponto incipiens Maeotis ostio terminatur. Nam arctum mare inter Europam et Asiam in angustias septem stadiorum interfluens coarctatur; quas angustias Hellespontum dicunt, ubi Xerxes Persidis rex aggregatis navibus ponteque constructo exercitum duxit. (genitive and accusative cases)
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  3. (New Latin, astronomy) Europa (moon of Jupiter)
  4. (New Latin, astronomy) 52 Europa (main belt asteroid)

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Eurōpa
Genitive Eurōpae
Dative Eurōpae
Accusative Eurōpam
Ablative Eurōpā
Vocative Eurōpa

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References[edit]

  • Europa in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Europa in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]
  • Europa in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Europa in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray
  • Europa in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly

Lithuanian[edit]

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Europa

Proper noun[edit]

Europa f

  1. Europe (continent)

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This Lithuanian entry was created from the translations listed at Europe. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see Europa in the Lithuanian Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) July 2010


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Europa, from Ancient Greek Εὐρώπη (Eurṓpē).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Europa

  1. Europe (continent)
    Hun kan alle hovedstedene i Europa.
    She can name all the capitals in Europe.

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Europa, from Ancient Greek Εὐρώπη (Eurṓpē).

Proper noun[edit]

Europa

  1. Europe (continent)
    Ho kan alle hovudstadene i Europa.
    She can name all the capitals in Europe.

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Novial[edit]

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Europa

  1. Europe

Polish[edit]

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Europa f

  1. Europe
    Europa PółnocnaNorthern Europe
  2. Europa

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Further reading[edit]

  • Europa in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

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Europa f

  1. Europe (a continent)
  2. (Greek mythology) Europa (Phoenician princess)
  3. (astronomy) Europa (moon of Jupiter)

Quotations[edit]

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:Europa.

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Romanian[edit]

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Europa f

  1. Europe (a continent)
  2. Europa (goddess)
  3. Europa (moon of Jupiter)

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Romansch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Eurōpa, from Ancient Greek Εὐρώπη (Eurṓpē).

Proper noun[edit]

L'Europa f

  1. (geography) Europe
  2. (astronomy) Europa

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /eurǒːpa/
  • Hyphenation: E‧u‧ro‧pa

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Európa f (Cyrillic spelling Еуро́па)

  1. (Croatia) Europe
  2. (Croatia) Europa

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Spanish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Europa f

  1. Europe
  2. (astronomy) Europa (large moon of Jupiter)
  3. (astronomy) Europa (asteroid)
  4. (Greek mythology) Europa (woman seduced by Zeus)

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Swedish[edit]

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Europa n (genitive Europas)

  1. Europe, the westernmost part of the Eurasian continent, north of Africa and west of Asia

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Europa c (genitive Europas)

  1. Europa (goddess)
  2. Europa, a moon of Jupiter