campana

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin campana, traditionally taken from Campana (Campanian), from its diocese Nola's having been the supposed location of St Paulinus's introduction of bells to Christian ceremony,[1][2] but sometimes derived from Ancient Greek καπάνη (kapánē, felt helmet) owing to a supposed resemblance of shape.[3]

Noun[edit]

campana (plural campanas)

  1. A church bell, particularly a large bell used in medieval church steeples or towers.[1][3][4]
  2. A bell-shaped vase.
  3. (obsolete, botany) A bell-shaped flower, particularly the pasque flower.
  4. (obsolete, architecture) The body of a capital of the Corinthian order.
  5. (obsolete, architecture) A drop of a Doric architrave.

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Encyclopædia Britannica, 9th ed., "Bell".
  2. ^ Oxford English Dictionary, 1st ed. "campana, n." Oxford University Press (Oxford), 1888.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Walters, Henry Beauchamp. Church Bells of England, p. 3.
  4. ^ Encyclopaedic Dictionary of Music, Vol. 2, p. 452.

Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin campāna (stilyard; bell), from Latin Campāna, feminine of Campānus (of Campania), from Latin Campānia (a region of Italy in which bronze was produced), from campus (open or flat space; plain).

Noun[edit]

campana f (plural campanes)

  1. bell (percussive instrument)

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin campāna (stilyard; bell), from Latin Campāna, feminine of Campānus (of Campania), from Latin Campānia (a region of Italy in which bronze was produced), from campus (open or flat space; plain).

Noun[edit]

campana f (plural campane)

  1. bell

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Traditionally taken from Campana (Campanian), from its diocese Nola's having been the supposed location of St Paulinus's introduction of bells to Christian ceremony[1][2] (see also nola), but sometimes derived from Ancient Greek καπάνη (kapánē, felt helmet) owing to a supposed resemblance of shape.[3]

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Noun[edit]

campana f (genitive campanae); first declension

  1. (Late Latin, Medieval Latin) a large bell used in late classical or medieval church towers or steeples.
  2. (Late Latin, Medieval Latin) a tower for such a bell, a campanile, belfry

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative campana campanae
genitive campanae campanārum
dative campanae campanīs
accusative campanam campanās
ablative campanā campanīs
vocative campana campanae

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References[edit]

  • campana in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “campana”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • campana” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • campana in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • campana in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016
  • campana in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  1. ^ Encyclopædia Britannica, 9th ed., "Bell".
  2. ^ Oxford English Dictionary, 1st ed. "campana, n." Oxford University Press (Oxford), 1888.
  3. ^ Walters, Henry Beauchamp. Church Bells of England, p. 3.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin campāna (stilyard; bell), from Latin Campāna, feminine of Campānus (of Campania), from Latin Campānia (a region of Italy in which bronze was produced), from campus (open or flat space; plain).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kamˈpana/, [kãmˈpana]

Noun[edit]

campana f (plural campanas)

  1. bell
  2. a bell-shaped (or roughly) object or component (such as the canopy of a parachute)
  3. hood (device to suck away smokes and fumes)
  4. extractor hood

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