Jona

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See also: jona, Iona, jóna, and Jóna

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch Jona.

Proper noun[edit]

Jona

  1. Jonah (biblical character)

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch jona, from Latin Iōnās, from Koine Greek Ἰωνᾶς (Iōnâs), from Biblical Hebrew יוֹנָה(Jonah; pigeon).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈjoː.naː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Jo‧na
  • Rhymes: -oːnaː

Proper noun[edit]

Jona m

  1. (Judaism, Christianity, Islam) Jonah (fictional prophet who preached to the people of Nineveh, Biblical character).
    Synonym: Jonas
  2. (Judaism, Christianity) Jonah (book of the Hebrew Bible).

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Proper noun[edit]

Jona f

  1. A female given name

Usage notes[edit]

Matronymics

  • son of Jona: Jonuson
  • daughter of Jona: Jonudóttir

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Jona
Accusative Jonu
Dative Jonu
Genitive Jonu

German[edit]

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Jona m (proper noun, strong, genitive Jonas)

  1. Alternative form of Jonas (now preferred for the biblical prophet, but less common as a given name)

Latin[edit]

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Jōnā m

  1. ablative of Jōnās

Proper noun[edit]

Jōna m

  1. vocative of Jōnās

Norwegian[edit]

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Jona

  1. Jonah (biblical book and character)

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Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Jona

  1. Jonah (biblical book and character)

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