Stella

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See also: stella, -stella, and -stellä

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin stēlla (star).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈstɛlə/
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Proper noun[edit]

Stella

  1. A female given name from Latin.
    • 1933 Eleanor Farjeon, Over the Garden Wall,Faber and Faber 1933, page 91 ("Girls' Names")
      What lovely names for girls there are! / There's Stella like the Evening Star,
  2. Ellipsis of Stella Artois, a brand of beer; or a serving of such.
    I'm going to have a few Stellas tonight
    • 2006, “Sheila”, performed by Jamie T:
      Sheila goes out with her mate Stella / It gets poured all over her fella
  3. A town in South Africa.
  4. A village in Missouri.
  5. A village in Nebraska.
  6. A town in Wisconsin.
  7. A suburban area in the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, England (OS grid ref NZ1763). [1]
  8. (US, numismatics) A gold coin with a face value of $4.00 proposed for use in the United States in the 19th century.

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Noun[edit]

Stella (plural Stellas)

  1. (Jamaican, slang, derogatory) A black woman who visits Jamaica as a sex tourist.
    Coordinate term: milk bottle
    (The addition of quotations indicative of this usage is being sought:)

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin stella

Proper noun[edit]

Stella

  1. A female given name.

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Latin stella.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Stella f

  1. A female given name from Latin.

Faroese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Stella f

  1. A female given name

Usage notes[edit]

Matronymics

  • son of Stella: Stelluson
  • daughter of Stella: Stelludóttir

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Stella
Accusative Stellu
Dative Stellu
Genitive Stellu

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin stella.

Proper noun[edit]

Stella

  1. A female given name

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Latin stella (star), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂stḗr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Stella f

  1. A female given name
  2. A female nickname
  3. (colloquial) Stella Artois beer

Usage notes[edit]

As a nickname, this name is frequently used for women with various unrelated and dissimilar given names.

Declension[edit]


Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin stella.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈstel.la/
  • Rhymes: -ella
  • Hyphenation: Stél‧la

Proper noun[edit]

Stella

  1. A female given name
  2. A commune of Liguria
  3. A river in Friuli-Venezia Giulia

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From stēlla (star).

Pronunciation[edit]

(Classical) IPA(key): /ˈsteːl.la/, [ˈs̠t̪eːlːʲä]

Proper noun[edit]

Stēlla m sg (genitive Stēllae); first declension

  1. A Roman cognomen — famously held by:
    1. Lucius Arruntius Stella, a Roman senator

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Stēlla
Genitive Stēllae
Dative Stēllae
Accusative Stēllam
Ablative Stēllā
Vocative Stēlla

References[edit]

  • Stella in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin stella. First recorded as a Swedish name in 1857.

Proper noun[edit]

Stella c (genitive Stellas)

  1. A female given name.