persona

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See also: personá, persóna, and personā

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin persōna (mask; character), of uncertain origin. Possibly from personare (to sound through); or from Ancient Greek πρόσωπον (prósōpon, face; appearance; mask used in ancient theatre to denote a character or, more generally, a social role); or from Etruscan 𐌘𐌄𐌓𐌔𐌖 (φersu).

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persona (plural personas or personae or personæ)

  1. A social role.
  2. A character played by an actor.
  3. (psychology) The mask or appearance one presents to the world.

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Asturian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

persona f (plural persones)

  1. person

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin persōna (person).

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Noun[edit]

persona f (plural persones)

  1. person

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Adjective[edit]

persona (accusative singular personan, plural personaj, accusative plural personajn)

  1. personal

Finnish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

persona

  1. Essive singular form of perso.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin persona.

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persona f (plural persone)

  1. person, pl people, persons
  2. someone, somebody, anybody
  3. body, figure
  4. (law) person, body
  5. (psychology) persona

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persona f (plural persones)

  1. person

Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Unknown. Possibly from Etruscan 𐌘𐌄𐌓𐌔𐌖 (φersu) (with some Latin suffix), itself perhaps from Ancient Greek πρόσωπον (prósōpon, mask, character), and possibly, as Roman writers often suggested, from personō (to sound through).

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Noun[edit]

persōna f (genitive persōnae); first declension

  1. mask
  2. character
  3. person, personality
  4. (grammar) person
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First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative persōna persōnae
genitive persōnae persōnārum
dative persōnae persōnīs
accusative persōnam persōnās
ablative persōnā persōnīs
vocative persōna persōnae
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Etymology 2[edit]

Inflection of the verb personō.

Verb[edit]

personā

  1. second-person singular active imperative of personō

Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

persona f (4th declension)

  1. person
  2. individual
  3. character

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin persona.

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Noun[edit]

persona f (plural personas)

  1. person