Lina

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See also: lina, lína, liña, and Līna

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Short form of any female name ending in -lina, such as Angelina, Carolina, Evelina. It can also be construed as a rare feminine form of Linus.

Proper noun[edit]

Lina

  1. A female given name, occasionally used in English.
    • 1849 Charlotte Brontë: Shirley: Chapter XII:
      "Lina - did not Moore call you Lina sometimes?"
      "Yes: it is sometimes used as the abbreviation of Caroline in his native country."

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Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Lina

  1. A female given name, a less common variant of Line.

Faroese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Lina

  1. A female given name

Usage notes[edit]

Matronymics

  • son of Lina: Linuson
  • daughter of Lina: Linudóttir

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Lina
Accusative Linu
Dative Linu
Genitive Linu

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Short form of Karolina and other names ending in -lina, used as a formal given name since the 19th century.

Proper noun[edit]

Lina

  1. A female given name.

Italian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Lina f

  1. (informal) Synonym of Carmela

Norman[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Lina f

  1. A female given name.

Norwegian[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Lina

  1. A female given name, a less common variant of Line.

Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Lina

  1. A female given name derived from Karolina, Evelina, Paulina, or from Linus.