donna

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian donna.

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donna ‎(plural donnas)

  1. A lady, especially a noblewoman; the title given to a lady in Italy.
    • 1837, Thomas Tod Stoddart, Angling reminiscences (page 65)
      What are the songs of Italy, sung as they are by the donnas of the scenic board, but a replication of squalls and quavers, infinitely more annoying than the gibberish of crones []
    • 2005, Burton D. Fisher, Mozart's Don Giovanni, page 22
      In Don Giovanni's three female characters, the diverse spectrum of womanhood is rendered complete: the great opera seria character of the avenging Donna Anna, the sentimental and spurned Donna Elvira, and the crafty but sympathetic peasant girl Zerlina.

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

donna

  1. (slang) woman

Declension[edit]

Inflection of donna (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative donna donnat
genitive donnan donnien
partitive donnaa donnia
illative donnaan donniin
singular plural
nominative donna donnat
accusative nom.? donna donnat
gen. donnan
genitive donnan donnien
donnainrare
partitive donnaa donnia
inessive donnassa donnissa
elative donnasta donnista
illative donnaan donniin
adessive donnalla donnilla
ablative donnalta donnilta
allative donnalle donnille
essive donnana donnina
translative donnaksi donniksi
instructive donnin
abessive donnatta donnitta
comitative donnineen

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Verb[edit]

donna

  1. third-person singular past historic of donner

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈd̪ˠɔn̪ˠə], [ˈd̪ˠʊn̪ˠə]

Adjective[edit]

donna

  1. nominative / vocative / dative plural of donn
  2. strong genitive plural of donn

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
donna dhonna ndonna
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin domina ‎(lady, mistress of an estate or household), from dominus ‎(master), from domus ‎(home).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈdɔnna]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: dòn‧na

Noun[edit]

donna f ‎(plural donne)

  1. (somewhat obsolete) lady
  2. woman
  3. wife
  4. (card games, chess) queen
  5. actress

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donna

  1. rōmaji reading of どんな