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arena

See also: Arena and aréna

EnglishEdit

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An arena.

EtymologyEdit

From Latin arena (sand, arena), from an earlier *hasēna (compare Sabine fasēna), possibly from Etruscan.

NounEdit

arena (plural arenas or arenæ)

  1. An enclosed area, often outdoor, for the presentation of sporting events (sports arena) or other spectacular events; earthen area, often oval, specifically for rodeos (N. America) or circular area for bullfights (especially Hispanic America).
    A large crowd filled the seats of the arena.
  2. The building housing such an area.
    The arena is grey with white beams.
  3. (historical) The sand-covered centre of an amphitheatre where contests were held in Ancient Rome.
    The gladiators entered the arena.
  4. A realm in which important events unfold.
    The company was a player in the maritime insurance arena.

TranslationsEdit

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AnagramsEdit


AsturianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

arena f (plural arenes)

  1. sand

Derived termsEdit


ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin arena. See also rena.

NounEdit

arena f (plural arene)

  1. Sand
  2. Beach or lido
  3. Space in a classical amphitheatre; arena
  4. Bullring and similar sporting spaces

LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From an earlier *hasēna (compare Sabine fasēna), possibly from Etruscan.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

arēna f (genitive arēnae); first declension

  1. Alternative form of harēna
  2. vocative singular of arēna

arēnā f

  1. ablative singular of arēna

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative arēna arēnae
genitive arēnae arēnārum
dative arēnae arēnīs
accusative arēnam arēnās
ablative arēnā arēnīs
vocative arēna arēnae

DescendantsEdit


NeapolitanEdit

NounEdit

arena f

  1. sand

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin arēna (sand), from possibly Etruscan *hasena. See also areia.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

arena f (plural arenas)

  1. arena

SardinianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish arena, from Latin arena.

NounEdit

arena

  1. sand

ScotsEdit

VerbEdit

arena

  1. aren't

Serbo-CroatianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /arěːna/
  • Hyphenation: a‧re‧na

NounEdit

aréna f (Cyrillic spelling аре́на)

  1. arena

DeclensionEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin arena.

NounEdit

arena f (plural arenas)

  1. sand, gravel
    arena muertapure sand (useless for cultivation)
    arena movedizaquicksand
    chorro de arena — sandblast
  2. bullfight arena; boxing ring

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

arena c

  1. an arena

DeclensionEdit