Jana

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See also: jana, jaña, and Jāņa

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Jane.

Proper noun[edit]

Jana

  1. A female given name.

Anagrams[edit]


Czech[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈjana/
  • Rhymes: -ana
  • Hyphenation: Ja‧na

Proper noun[edit]

Jana

  1. A female given name, cognate to English Jane.
  2. Joanna (biblical character).

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Jana in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • Jana in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Proper noun[edit]

Jana

  1. genitive singular of Jan
  2. accusative singular of Jan

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Jana

  1. A female given name, variant of Jaana, from Johanna.

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Jana

  1. A female given name

Usage notes[edit]

Matronymics

  • son of Jana: Januson
  • daughter of Jana: Janudóttir

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Jana
Accusative Janu
Dative Janu
Genitive Janu

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Today usually interpreted as the feminine form of Jan, though it can also derive from Juliana.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈjaːna]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Ja‧na

Proper noun[edit]

Jana

  1. A female given name.

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Jana f

  1. A female given name

Declension[edit]


Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First recorded as a given name of Latvians in 1925. A modern feminine form of Jānis, variant of Johanna.

Proper noun[edit]

Jana 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: Jana was the only given name of 4123 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010.

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A variety of Ana, mainly in Kajkavian speaking area.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Jána, Jȁna f

  1. A female given name

Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Jana f (genitive Jany, nominative plural Jany) declension pattern žena

  1. A female given name.

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Jana in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk