Giannina

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Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Ultimately from Greek Ιωάννινα (Ioánnina), possibly after Άγιος Ιωάννης (Ágios Ioánnis, Saint John).

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /ˈdʒan.ni.na/
  • Hyphenation: Giàn‧ni‧na

Proper noun[edit]

Giannina f

  1. Ioannina (largest city and capital of Epirus, Greece)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Gianna (itself a shortening of Giovanna) +‎ -ina (diminutive suffix). See also Giovannina.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dʒanˈni.na/
  • Hyphenation: Gian‧nì‧na

Proper noun[edit]

Giannina f

  1. A diminutive of the female given name Giovanna, equivalent to English Joan or Jane