Viola

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See also: viola and víóla

Translingual[edit]

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Particularly: "the butterfly"

Etymology[edit]

Latin viola ‎(violet)

Proper noun[edit]

Viola f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Violaceae — the violets.
  2. A taxonomic genus within the family Hesperiidae — certain of the butterflies called skippers.

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin viola ‎(violet)

Proper noun[edit]

Viola

  1. A female given name
    • 1599 William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night, Act V, Scene 1:
      Were you a woman as the rest goes even, / I should my tears let fall upon your cheek, / And say, 'Thrice welcome, drowned Viola!'
  2. A town in Arkansas
  3. A town in Delaware
  4. A village in Illinois
  5. A city in Kansas
  6. A hamlet in New York
  7. A town in Tennessee
  8. A village in Wisconsin

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Czech[edit]

Czech Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia cs

Proper noun[edit]

Viola f

  1. A female given name, cognate to Viola.

Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Viola

  1. A female given name of Latin origin.

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin viola in the 19th century.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈviolɑ/
  • Hyphenation: Vi‧o‧la

Proper noun[edit]

Viola

  1. A female given name.
    • 1984 Veronica Pimenoff, Loistava Helena, Tammi, ISBN 951-30-6142-6, pages 45-46:
      Helenalle valkeni että Marjatan äidillä oli sama nimi kaksi kertaa: Viola Orvokki. Kuitenkin nimet olivat kuin toistensa vastakohtia: Viola kellanvaaleana sulatejuustopakkauksessa ja toisaalta Orvokkini tummasilmä.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Viola (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative Viola Violat
genitive Violan Violojen
partitive Violaa Violoja
illative Violaan Violoihin
singular plural
nominative Viola Violat
accusative nom.? Viola Violat
gen. Violan
genitive Violan Violojen
Violainrare
partitive Violaa Violoja
inessive Violassa Violoissa
elative Violasta Violoista
illative Violaan Violoihin
adessive Violalla Violoilla
ablative Violalta Violoilta
allative Violalle Violoille
essive Violana Violoina
translative Violaksi Violoiksi
instructive Violoin
abessive Violatta Violoitta
comitative Violoineen

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The given name derived from Latin viola ‎(a violet). The surname can be matronymic, but more often occupational, for a dyer of violet cloth, or a player of the viola.

Proper noun[edit]

Viola

  1. A female given name.
  2. A surname​.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Occupational surname for a viola player, from Late Latin vitula, or for a dyer or seller of violet fabric.

Proper noun[edit]

Viola ?

  1. A surname​.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin viola ‎(violet). First recorded in Sweden in 1844.

Proper noun[edit]

Viola

  1. A female given name.

References[edit]

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, ISBN 91-21-10937-0
  • [1] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, ISBN 9119551622: 57 207 females with the given name Viola living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1910s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.