scena

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See also: scéna and sćěna

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian scena.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

scena (plural scenas or scenae)

  1. A scene in an opera.
  2. An accompanied dramatic recitative, interspersed with passages of melody, or followed by a full aria.
    • William Smith Rockstro, A General History of Music
      Few Contralto singers are unacquainted with the beautiful Scena, Ah rendimi qual core, from Mitrane.
  3. (historical) The stage of an ancient theatre.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin scaena, from Ancient Greek σκηνή (skēnḗ, stage, scene).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

scena f (plural scene)

  1. scene (in all senses)
  2. stage (of a theatre etc)

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: scena

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

scēna f (genitive scēnae); first declension

  1. Alternative spelling of scaena

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative scēna scēnae
Genitive scēnae scēnārum
Dative scēnae scēnīs
Accusative scēnam scēnās
Ablative scēnā scēnīs
Vocative scēna scēnae

References[edit]

  • scena in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • scena in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • scena in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • scena in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • scena in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • scena in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

scena m or f

  1. definite feminine singular of scene

Polish[edit]

scena

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek σκηνή (skēnḗ)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈst͡sɛ.na/
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Noun[edit]

scena f

  1. stage (theatre)
  2. scene

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • scena in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

scèna f (Cyrillic spelling сцѐна)

  1. scene (in all senses)
  2. stage (of a theatre etc)

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