See also: anita

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish Anita, diminutive of Ana (Ann).

Proper nounEdit

Anita

  1. A female given name from Spanish.
    • 1906 McClure's Magazine, S.S. McClure Limited, volume 27, page 425:
      My Aunt said she had some sense of the fitness of things and that she could not call a great, fat, quiet, blonde child a little, quick, dark name like Anita, and it wasn't what my mother had named me anyway.

Usage notesEdit

Adopted as a formal given name in many European countries in the 19th century due to the fame of Anita (born Ana Maria), the Brazilian born wife of the Italian revolutionary Giuseppe Garibaldi.

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AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish Anita.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Anita f (definite Anita)

  1. A female given name from Spanish, equivalent to English Anita (usually Roman catholic)
  2. definite singular nominative of Anitë ((the) Anita)

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DanishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Anita

  1. A female given name of Spanish origin.

FaroeseEdit

Proper nounEdit

Anita f

  1. A female given name

Usage notesEdit

Matronymics

  • son of Anita: Anituson
  • daughter of Anita: Anitudóttir

DeclensionEdit

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Anita
Accusative Anitu
Dative Anitu
Genitive Anitu

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish Anita, often through other languages, at the end of the 19th century.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑnitɑ/, [ˈɑnit̪ɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑnitɑ
  • Syllabification: A‧ni‧ta

Proper nounEdit

Anita

  1. A female given name.
    • 2010 Ilkka Raitasuo - Terhi Siltala, Kellokosken prinsessa, Like Kustannus Oy, →ISBN, page 211:
      Eräänä Annan päivänä 1960-luvulla ylilääkäri Alivirta oli pistäytynyt osastolla toivottamassa kaikille juhlijoille hyvää nimipäivää. Tuolloin Prinsessa oli oikaissut Isä Paavalia ja todennut, että hän oli oikeastaan Anita. Hän piti Annaa hieman rahvaanomaisena ja vanhahtavana etunimenä.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of Anita (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative Anita Anitat
genitive Anitan Anitojen
partitive Anitaa Anitoja
illative Anitaan Anitoihin
singular plural
nominative Anita Anitat
accusative nom. Anita Anitat
gen. Anitan
genitive Anitan Anitojen
Anitainrare
partitive Anitaa Anitoja
inessive Anitassa Anitoissa
elative Anitasta Anitoista
illative Anitaan Anitoihin
adessive Anitalla Anitoilla
ablative Anitalta Anitoilta
allative Anitalle Anitoille
essive Anitana Anitoina
translative Anitaksi Anitoiksi
instructive Anitoin
abessive Anitatta Anitoitta
comitative Anitoineen
Possessive forms of Anita (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person Anitani Anitamme
2nd person Anitasi Anitanne
3rd person Anitansa

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Anita ?

  1. A female given name of Spanish origin.

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GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʔaˈniːta/
  • (file)

Proper nounEdit

Anita

  1. A female given name from Spanish, popular in the early 20th century

HungarianEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Anita

  1. A female given name.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative Anita Aniták
accusative Anitát Anitákat
dative Anitának Anitáknak
instrumental Anitával Anitákkal
causal-final Anitáért Anitákért
translative Anitává Anitákká
terminative Anitáig Anitákig
essive-formal Anitaként Anitákként
essive-modal
inessive Anitában Anitákban
superessive Anitán Anitákon
adessive Anitánál Anitáknál
illative Anitába Anitákba
sublative Anitára Anitákra
allative Anitához Anitákhoz
elative Anitából Anitákból
delative Anitáról Anitákról
ablative Anitától Anitáktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
Anitáé Anitáké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
Anitáéi Anitákéi
Possessive forms of Anita
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. Anitám Anitáim
2nd person sing. Anitád Anitáid
3rd person sing. Anitája Anitái
1st person plural Anitánk Anitáink
2nd person plural Anitátok Anitáitok
3rd person plural Anitájuk Anitáik

LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

First recorded as a given name of Latvians at the end of the 19th century. From Spanish Anita.

Proper nounEdit

Anita f

  1. A female given name.

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ReferencesEdit

  • Klāvs Siliņš: Latviešu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, →ISBN
  • [1] Population Register of Latvia: Anita was the only given name of 10 139 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010.

NorwegianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish Anita. First recorded in Norway in 1880.

Proper nounEdit

Anita

  1. A female given name.

ReferencesEdit

  • Kristoffer Kruken - Ola Stemshaug: Norsk personnamnleksikon, Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo 1995, →ISBN
  • [2] Statistisk sentralbyrå, Namnestatistikk: 14 599 females with the given name Anita living in Norway on January 1st 2011, with the frequency peak in the 1960s. Accessed on April 18th, 2011.

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish Anita.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Anita f

  1. A female given name from Spanish, equivalent to English Anita

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ana +‎ -ita.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aˈnita/, [aˈni.t̪a]

Proper nounEdit

Anita f

  1. a diminutive of the female given name Ana, equivalent to English Annie
  2. (Latin America) A female given name of Latin American usage
  3. Diminutive of Ana

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish Anita. First recorded in Sweden in 1864.

Proper nounEdit

Anita c (genitive Anitas)

  1. A female given name.

Usage notesEdit

  • Popular from the 1930s to the 1950s.

ReferencesEdit

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, →ISBN
  • [3] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, →ISBN: 60 446 females with the given name living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1940s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.