Helena

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See also: helena and Helēna

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A Latinate form of Helen, from Latin Helena.

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Helena

  1. A female given name.
  2. The capital city of the state of Montana in the United States of America.
  3. A city in Alabama
  4. A city in Arkansas
  5. A city in Georgia, USA
  6. A census-designated place in Mississippi
  7. A hamlet in New York
  8. A village in Ohio
  9. A town in Oklahoma
  10. A ghost town in Texas

Catalan[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Helena f

  1. Helena

Czech[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Helena f

  1. A female given name, cognate to English Helen.

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A Latinate variant of Danish Helene(Helen).

Proper noun[edit]

Helena

  1. A female given name.

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Helena ?

  1. A female given name, a Latinate variant of Heleen (=Helen).

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Estonian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Helena

  1. A female given name, cognate to English Helen.

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately, from Ancient Greek Ἑλένη(Helénē), cognate with English Helen.

Proper noun[edit]

Helena f

  1. A female given name

Usage notes[edit]

Matronymics

  • son of Helena: Helenuson
  • daughter of Helena: Helenudóttir

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Helena
Accusative Helenu
Dative Helenu
Genitive Helenu

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἑλένη(Helénē), cognate with English Helen.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈhelenɑ]
  • Hyphenation: He‧le‧na

Proper noun[edit]

Helena

  1. A female given name.
    • 1984 Veronica Pimenoff, Loistava Helena, Tammi, ISBN 951-30-6142-6, page 55:
      Se ei koskaan unohtanut Helenan nimipäivää, vaan päivitteli joka vuosi typerään tapaansa että Helena oli niitä nimiä jotka sukupolvesta toiseen säilyttivät asemansa. Aika oudosti sanottu Maggi-tädiltä. No, olihan noita Helenoita.
    • 1991 Orvokki Kangas, Marraslapsi, Karisto, ISBN 951-617-968-1, page 17:
      Eeva kysyi Matiakselta, tuntuisiko tästä turhamaiselta tai herraskaiselta, jos lapsen kutsumanimeksi pantaisiin Helena. Hän kertoi myös kotikylän nimikkokukasta. Hänen rakkautensa kukkaan oli saanut alkunsa Helenan tarinasta.
      —Aivan hyvä nimi, sanoi Matias, —sopisikohan siihen vielä Loviisa-äidin nimi?

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Helena (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
nominative Helena Helenat
genitive Helenan Helenoiden
Helenoitten
partitive Helenaa Helenoita
illative Helenaan Helenoihin
singular plural
nominative Helena Helenat
accusative nom. Helena Helenat
gen. Helenan
genitive Helenan Helenoiden
Helenoitten
Helenainrare
partitive Helenaa Helenoita
inessive Helenassa Helenoissa
elative Helenasta Helenoista
illative Helenaan Helenoihin
adessive Helenalla Helenoilla
ablative Helenalta Helenoilta
allative Helenalle Helenoille
essive Helenana Helenoina
translative Helenaksi Helenoiksi
instructive Helenoin
abessive Helenatta Helenoitta
comitative Helenoineen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latinate variant of German Helene(Helen).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈhɛˌlɛna]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: He‧le‧na

Proper noun[edit]

Helena

  1. A female given name.

Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English Helen.

Proper noun[edit]

Helena

  1. A female given name.

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Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latinate variant of Norwegian Helene(Helen).

Proper noun[edit]

Helena

  1. A female given name.

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Helena f

  1. A female given name, cognate to English Helen.

Declension[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin Helena, from Ancient Greek Ἑλένη(Helénē).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Helena f

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Helen

Slovak[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Helena f

  1. A female given name.

External links[edit]

  • Helena in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἑλένη(Helénē), cognate with English Helen. First recorded in Sweden in the 12th century.

Proper noun[edit]

Helena

  1. A female given name.

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References[edit]

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, ISBN 91-21-10937-0
  • [1] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, ISBN 9119551622: 82 717 females with the given name Helena living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1970s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.