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Lolita

See also: lolita

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

The name is from Spanish Lolita, diminutive of Lola, from the given name Dolores.

The noun derives from the name: see the etymology at lolita for details.

Proper nounEdit

Lolita

  1. A female given name.
    • 1955, Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita, Chapter 1
      She was Lo, plain Lo, in the morning, standing four feet ten in one sock. She was Lola in slacks. She was Dolly at school. She was Dolores on the dotted line. But in my arms she was always Lolita.

Derived termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

NounEdit

Lolita (plural Lolitas)

  1. Alternative capitalization of lolita.

LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

First recorded as a given name of Latvians in 1928. From Spanish Lolita. Character in the play Lolitas brīnumputns (1926) by Anna Brigadere.

Proper nounEdit

Lolita f

  1. A female given name.

ReferencesEdit

  • Klāvs Siliņš: Latviešu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, ISBN 5-7966-0278-0
  • [1] Population Register of Latvia: Lolita was the only given name of 1849 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010.

SpanishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Lolita f

  1. A diminutive of the female given name Dolores.