Selena

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A variant of Selina, from Latin Caelina ‎(heavenly), or from Selene, the Ancient Greek goddess of the moon.

Proper noun[edit]

Selena

  1. A female given name.
    • 1893 William Wallace, After the Revolution: And Other Holiday Fantasies, W. Hodge, page 163:
      I promised Selena — her full name I ascertained in due course was Selena Judith Hephzibah — that I would. I would have promised her anything.
    • 2004 D. L. Lepidus, The Best Men's Stage Monologues of 2003, Smith and Kraus, ISBN 1575253348, page 27:
      I have a younger sister, Jessica, who insists that everyone call her Selena because she feels the pain of the murdered Latin American rock star, and who just dropped out of school for the second time.
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Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Selena f

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Selena

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Σελήνη ‎(Selḗnē).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sěleːna/
  • Hyphenation: Se‧le‧na

Proper noun[edit]

Sèlēna f ‎(Cyrillic spelling Сѐле̄на)

  1. Selene (Greek goddess)
  2. A female given name; Selena, Selene

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Spanish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Selena f

  1. A female given name.