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EtymologyEdit

Compare Jane.

Proper nounEdit

Jana

  1. A female given name.

AnagramsEdit


CzechEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈjana/
  • Rhymes: -ana
  • Hyphenation: Ja‧na

Proper nounEdit

Jana

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Jane.
  2. Joanna (biblical character).

Derived termsEdit

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Further readingEdit

Proper nounEdit

Jana

  1. genitive singular of Jan
  2. accusative singular of Jan

EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Proper nounEdit

Jana

  1. A female given name, variant of Jaana, from Johanna.

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Proper nounEdit

Jana

  1. A female given name

Usage notesEdit

Matronymics

  • son of Jana: Januson
  • daughter of Jana: Janudóttir

DeclensionEdit

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Jana
Accusative Janu
Dative Janu
Genitive Janu

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Today usually interpreted as the feminine form of Jan, though it can also derive from Juliana.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈjaːna]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Ja‧na

Proper nounEdit

Jana

  1. A female given name.

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Jana f

  1. A female given name

DeclensionEdit


LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

First recorded as a given name of Latvians in 1925. A modern feminine form of Jānis, variant of Johanna.

Proper nounEdit

Jana f

  1. A female given name.

ReferencesEdit

  • Klāvs Siliņš: Latviešu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, →ISBN
  • [1] Population Register of Latvia: Jana was the only given name of 4123 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010.

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

A variety of Ana, mainly in Kajkavian speaking area.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Jána, Jȁna f

  1. A female given name

SlovakEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Jana f (genitive Jany, nominative plural Jany) declension pattern žena

  1. A female given name.

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Jana in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk