domina

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin domina ‎(mistress).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

domina ‎(plural dominas)

  1. The head of a nunnery.
    • 1796, Matthew Lewis, The Monk, Folio Society 1985, page 29:
      Each of the nuns was heard in her turn, while the others waited with the domina in the adjoining vestry.
  2. A dominatrix.
    • 1997, Rosemary Hennessy, Chrys Ingraham, Materialist feminism: a reader in class, difference, and women's lives (page 294)
      Instead, Social Text "tarts up" the issue of sex work with sexy photos of dominas and cross-dressers, replicating, in a slightly more self-conscious and progressive way, the nineteenth-century exoticization []
    • 2004, Pamela Church Gibson, More dirty looks: gender, pornography and power
      Dominas therefore stress the emotional and physical skill, as well as the dangers, involved in commercial S/M []

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

domina

  1. domina, dominatrix (dominant female in sadomasochistic practices)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of domina (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
nominative domina dominat
genitive dominan dominoiden
dominoitten
partitive dominaa dominoita
illative dominaan dominoihin
singular plural
nominative domina dominat
accusative nom.? domina dominat
gen. dominan
genitive dominan dominoiden
dominoitten
dominainrare
partitive dominaa dominoita
inessive dominassa dominoissa
elative dominasta dominoista
illative dominaan dominoihin
adessive dominalla dominoilla
ablative dominalta dominoilta
allative dominalle dominoille
essive dominana dominoina
translative dominaksi dominoiksi
instructive dominoin
abessive dominatta dominoitta
comitative dominoineen

French[edit]

Verb[edit]

domina

  1. third-person singular past historic of dominer

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

domina

  1. third-person singular present indicative of dominare
  2. second-person singular imperative of dominare

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Feminine of dominus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

domina f ‎(genitive dominae); first declension

  1. lady or mistress of the house

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative domina dominae
genitive dominae dominārum
dative dominae dominīs
accusative dominam dominās
ablative dominā dominīs
vocative domina dominae

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • domina” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

domina

  1. third-person singular present indicative of dominar
  2. second-person singular imperative of dominar

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin dominari, French dominer.

Verb[edit]

a domina ‎(third-person singular present domină, past participle dominat1st conj.

  1. to dominate

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Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

domina

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of dominar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of dominar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of dominar.