campana

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See also: campaña and Campana

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]

From 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] (see also nola), but sometimes derived from Ancient Greek καπάνη ‎(kapánē, felt helmet) owing to a supposed resemblance of shape.[3]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

campana f ‎(genitive campanae); first declension

  1. A large bell used in medieval church towers or steeples.

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]

  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).

Noun[edit]

campana f ‎(plural campanas)

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

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