See also: alba, Albà, and albă

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Romanian Alba.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Alba

  1. A county of Transylvania, Romania.

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AsturianEdit

Proper nounEdit

Alba f

  1. Clipping of Alba de Tormes.
    • Ana Isabel Fernández Rodríguez et al., El pueblu quirosán: una unidá social in 1991, Cultures: revista asturiana de cultura, volume 1, Academia de la Llingua Asturiana, page 79:
      Les que más poder de convocatoria tienen son les romeríes de dellos centros devocionales (Alba, Trobanieḷḷu), qu’ atraen a xente de tol conceyu y d’otros conceyos vecinos (Ḷḷena, Riosa, Teberga...).
      Those which have the greatest summoning power are the religious festivals of various devotional centres (Alba, Trobanieḷḷu), which attract people from the entire municipality and from other neighbouring municipalities (Ḷḷena, Riosa, Teberga...).

CatalanEdit

Proper nounEdit

Alba f

  1. Alba (any of various places)

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish Albu.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Alba f (genitive Alban)

  1. (dated) Scotland
    Synonym: Albain

DeclensionEdit

  • The definite article is used only in the genitive.

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
Alba nAlba hAlba not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈal.ba/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -alba
  • Hyphenation: Àl‧ba

Proper nounEdit

Alba

  1. Synonym of Scozia

Derived termsEdit

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LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Alba m sg (genitive Albae); first declension

  1. (Late Latin) Alternative form of Albis
    • (Can we find and add a quotation of Flavius Vopiscus to this entry?)

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun, with locative, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Alba
Genitive Albae
Dative Albae
Accusative Albam
Ablative Albā
Vocative Alba
Locative Albae

ReferencesEdit

  • Alba”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Alba in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From alba, definite feminine form of alb.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Alba f

  1. A county of Romania.
  2. A village in Hudești, Botoșani, Romania
  3. A village in Izvoarele, Tulcea, Romania

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish Albu.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Alba f

  1. Scotland (a constituent country of the United Kingdom)
    Tha Loch Laomainn ann an Albainn.[1]
    Loch Lomond is in Scotland.

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MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
Alba n-Alba h-Alba t-Alba
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈalba/, [ˈal.β̞a]

Proper nounEdit

Alba f

  1. a female given name from alba (dawn), of modern usage
  2. a habitational surname from place names of obscure origin.

TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish.

Proper nounEdit

Alba

  1. a surname from Spanish

StatisticsEdit

According to data collected by Forebears in 2014, Alba is the 277th most common surname in the Philippines, occurring in 27,607 individuals.