arena

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See also: aréna, areña, and Arena

English[edit]

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An arena.

Etymology[edit]

From Latin arēna ‎(sand, arena), from an earlier *hasēna (compare Sabine fasēna), possibly from Etruscan.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

arena ‎(plural arenas or arenæ)

  1. An enclosed area, often outdoor, for the presentation of sporting events (sports arena) or other spectacular events; earthen area, often oval, specifically for rodeos (North America) or circular area for bullfights (especially Hispanic America).
    A large crowd filled the seats of the arena.
  2. The building housing such an area; specifically, a very large, often round building, often topped with a dome, designated for indoor sporting or other major events, such as concerts.
    The arena is grey with white beams.
  3. (historical) The sand-covered centre of an amphitheatre where contests were held in Ancient Rome.
    The gladiators entered the arena.
  4. A realm in which important events unfold.
    The company was a player in the maritime insurance arena.

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Asturian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

arena f ‎(plural arenes)

  1. sand

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin arēna, possibly from Etruscan. See also rena.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (esp. in sense 1 and 2) IPA(key): /aˈre.na/[1]
    • Hyphenation: a‧ré‧na
  • (esp. in sense 3 and 4) IPA(key): /aˈrɛ.na/[2]
    • Hyphenation: a‧rè‧na

Noun[edit]

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arena f ‎(plural arene)

  1. sand
  2. beach or lido
  3. space in a classical amphitheatre; arena
  4. bullring and similar sporting spaces

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ “aréna”, Dizionario d'Ortografia e di Pronunzia
  2. ^ “arèna”, Dizionario d'Ortografia e di Pronunzia

Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From an earlier *hasēna (compare Sabine fasēna), possibly from Etruscan.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

arēna f ‎(genitive arēnae); first declension

  1. Alternative form of harēna
  2. vocative singular of arēna

arēnā f

  1. ablative singular of arēna

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative arēna arēnae
genitive arēnae arēnārum
dative arēnae arēnīs
accusative arēnam arēnās
ablative arēnā arēnīs
vocative arēna arēnae

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • arena in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • arena in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • arena in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • arena in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Neapolitan[edit]

Noun[edit]

arena f

  1. sand

Northern Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

arena

  1. arena

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin arena, harena

Noun[edit]

arena m ‎(definite singular arenaen, indefinite plural arenaer, definite plural arenaene)

  1. an arena

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin arena, harena

Noun[edit]

arena m ‎(definite singular arenaen, indefinite plural arenaer or arenaar, definite plural arenaene or arenaane)

  1. an arena

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin arēna ‎(sand), from possibly Etruscan *𐌇𐌀𐌔𐌄𐌍𐌀 ‎(*hasena). See also areia.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

arena f (plural arenas)

  1. arena

Sardinian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish arena, from Latin arena.

Noun[edit]

arena f

  1. sand

Scots[edit]

Verb[edit]

arena

  1. aren't

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /arěːna/
  • Hyphenation: a‧re‧na

Noun[edit]

aréna f ‎(Cyrillic spelling аре́на)

  1. arena

Declension[edit]


Spanish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin arena.

Noun[edit]

arena f ‎(plural arenas)

  1. (geology) sand, gravel
    arena muertapure sand (useless for cultivation)
    arena movedizaquicksand
    chorro de arena — sandblast
  2. (building, sports) bullfight arena; boxing ring

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

arena c

  1. an arena

Declension[edit]

Inflection of arena 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative arena arenan arenor arenorna
Genitive arenas arenans arenors arenornas