Luna

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See also: luna, lunã, lună, łuna, łuną, łúna, and Łuna

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin lūna, by way of Middle English lune, luna (the moon).

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Luna

  1. The name of Earth's moon.
  2. (Roman mythology) The sister of Aurora and Sol; the goddess of the moon; equivalent to the Greek Selene.
  3. A female given name.
    • 1837 James Hogg, "The Mysterious Bride", Talks and Sketches: The Shepherd's Calendar (Blackie & Son), page 343:
      - - - and it so happened, that in one of old Bryan's daughters named Luna, or more familiarly Loony, he perceived, or thought he perceived, some imaginary similarity in form and air to the lovely apparition.
    • 2003 J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Bloomsbury, →ISBN, page 236:
      A few seconds later, Luna Lovegood emerged, trailing behind the rest of the class, a smudge of earth on her nose, and her hair tied in a knot on the top of her head.
  4. A given name for a female pet.
  5. (alchemy) Silver.

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Catalan[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Luna f

  1. The Moon

Cebuano[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Spanish luna, from Latin lūna.

Proper noun[edit]

Luna

  1. a female given name

Etymology 2[edit]

From Spanish luna, from dialectal Aragonese luna (lights).

Proper noun[edit]

Luna

  1. a surname

Etymology 3[edit]

From English luna, from Latin lūna, by way of Middle English lune, luna (the moon).

Proper noun[edit]

Luna

  1. (Roman mythology) Luna; the goddess of the moon; the sister of Aurora and Sol;

Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Luna

  1. (Roman mythology) Luna
  2. A female given name of modern usage.

German[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Luna

  1. (Roman mythology) Luna
  2. A female given name of modern usage.

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Lūna, from Old Latin losna, from Proto-Italic *louksnā, from Proto-Indo-European *lowksneh₂, derived from the root *lewk- (bright).
Cognates include Armenian լուսին (lusin), Spanish luna, Portuguese lua, Romanian lună, Russian луна́ (luná)

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlu.na/, [ˈl̺uːn̺ä]
  • Rhymes: -una
  • Homophone: luna
  • Hyphenation: lù‧na
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Proper noun[edit]

Luna f

  1. (astronomy, astrology) the Moon
    • c. 1226, Francis of Assisi, Cantico delle creature [Canticle of the Creatures]‎[1], printed by the Biblioteca del Sacro Convento di San Francesco, page 2:
      Laudato ſi mi ſignore ᵱ ſora luna e le ſtelle, in celu lai foꝛmate clarite ⁊ p̃tioſe ⁊ belle.
      Praised be you, my Lord, through Sister Moon and the stars; in heaven you have made them clear and precious and beautiful.
    • 1321, Dante Alighieri, “Inferno [Hell]”, in La divina commedia [The Divine Comedy]‎[2], 1st edition, Foligno: Printed by Johannes Numeister and Evangelista Mei, published 1472, Canto VII, lines 64-66:
      che tutto l oro che ſotto la luna ¶ et che gia fu de queſte anime ſtanche ¶ none potrebbe farne poſar una
      « [] for all the gold that is beneath the moon, ¶ or ever has been, of these weary souls ¶ could never make a single one repose».
  2. (mythology, Roman mythology) Luna
    Synonym: Selene (Greek mythology)
  3. (heraldry) A full moon.
  4. A female given name
    (derivated) Lunella, Lunetta, Lunina
  5. A surname​.

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Solar System in in Italian · sistema solare (layout · text)
Star Sole
Planets and dwarf planets Mercurio Venere Terra Marte Cerere Giove Saturno Urano Nettuno Plutone Haumea Makemake Eris
Notable moons Luna Fobos
Deimos
Ganimede
Callisto
Io
Europa
Titano
Rea
Giapeto
Dione
Teti
Encelado
Mimas
Titania
Oberon
Umbriel
Ariel
Miranda
Tritone Caronte
Idra
Notte
Cerbero
Stige
Hiʻiaka
Namaka
Disnomia

Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Lūna f sg (genitive Lūnae); first declension

  1. Alternative form of lūna; the Moon
Declension[edit]

First-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Lūna
Genitive Lūnae
Dative Lūnae
Accusative Lūnam
Ablative Lūnā
Vocative Lūna

Etymology 2[edit]

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The city's amphitheatre

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Lūna f sg (genitive Lūnae); first declension

  1. a city of Etruria, situated on the left bank of the Macra
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First-declension noun, with locative, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Lūna
Genitive Lūnae
Dative Lūnae
Accusative Lūnam
Ablative Lūnā
Vocative Lūna
Locative Lūnae
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Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See lúna.

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Lúna f

  1. the Moon (of Earth)

Inflection[edit]

Feminine, a-stem
nominative Lúna
genitive Lúne
singular
nominative Lúna
accusative Lúno
genitive Lúne
dative Lúni
locative Lúni
instrumental Lúno

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin lūna.

Proper noun[edit]

Luna f

  1. Earth's Moon
    La Luna es el único satélite natural de la Tierra.
    The Moon is the Earth's only natural satellite.
  2. A female given name of modern usage.

Etymology 2[edit]

From dialectal Aragonese luna (lights), a habitational name for someone living by an open courtyard.

Proper noun[edit]

Luna f

  1. A surname​.

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish Luna.

Proper noun[edit]

Luna

  1. A female given name