See also: dina, dinà, dîna, and Dína

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Equivalent of the biblical name Dinah in several European languages, ultimately from Hebrew.

Proper nounEdit

Dina

  1. A female given name from Hebrew.

TranslationsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed clipping of longer names in many languages, such as Italian Dina.

Proper nounEdit

Dina

  1. A female given name from Italian.

Coordinate termsEdit

AnagramsEdit


CebuanoEdit

Proper nounEdit

Dina

  1. a female given name from Hebrew
  2. (biblical) Dinah; a daughter of Jacob and Leah

FaroeseEdit

Proper nounEdit

Dina f

  1. A female given name

Usage notesEdit

Matronymics

  • son of Dina: Dinuson
  • daughter of Dina: Dinudóttir

DeclensionEdit

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Dina
Accusative Dinu
Dative Dinu
Genitive Dinu

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Shortened form of longer names.

Proper nounEdit

Dina f

  1. A female given name (derived from the diminutives, evolved to be a separate name independent of dimunition)
  2. A diminutive of the female given names Claudia, Claudina, Blandina, Alfreda, or Alfredina.

Coordinate termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: Dina

LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

First recorded as a given name of Latvians in early 20th century. From Hebrew דִּינָה. Cognate with English Dinah.

Proper nounEdit

Dina f

  1. A female given name.

ReferencesEdit

  • Klāvs Siliņš: Latviešu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, →ISBN
  • [1] Population Register of Latvia: Dina was the only given name of 1986 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010.

NorwegianEdit

Proper nounEdit

Dina

  1. Dinah (biblical character)
  2. A female given name of biblical origin, also short for names like Bernhardine.