Nanna

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Of uncertain origin, possibly from Proto-Germanic *nanþ- ‎(brave,daring); or from an Old Norse baby talk word for "mother".

Proper noun[edit]

Nanna

  1. (Norse mythology) A goddess, the wife of Balder.

Etymology 2[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Nanna

  1. The god of the moon in Sumerian mythology.
Synonyms[edit]

Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Nanna

  1. (Norse mythology) Nanna.
  2. A female given name, popular in the 1980s and the 1990s.

Faroese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Nanna f

  1. A female given name
  2. (Norse mythology) Nanna

Usage notes[edit]

Matronymics

  • son of Nanna: Nannuson
  • daughter of Nanna: Nannudóttir

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Nanna
Accusative Nannu
Dative Nannu
Genitive Nannu

Norwegian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Nanna

  1. (Norse mythology) Nanna.
  2. A female given name, rather rare.

Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Nanna

  1. (Norse mythology) Nanna.
  2. A female given name.