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EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin lūna, by way of Middle English lune, luna (the moon).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Luna

  1. The name of Earth's moon.
  2. (Roman mythology) The sister of Aurora and Sol; the goddess of the moon; equivalent to the Greek Selene.
  3. A female given name.
    • 1837 James Hogg, "The Mysterious Bride", Talks and Sketches: The Shepherd's Calendar (Blackie & Son), page 343:
      - - - and it so happened, that in one of old Bryan's daughters named Luna, or more familiarly Loony, he perceived, or thought he perceived, some imaginary similarity in form and air to the lovely apparition.
    • 2003 J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Bloomsbury, →ISBN, page 236:
      A few seconds later, Luna Lovegood emerged, trailing behind the rest of the class, a smudge of earth on her nose, and her hair tied in a knot on the top of her head.
  4. A given name for a female pet.
  5. (alchemy) Silver.

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CatalanEdit

Proper nounEdit

Luna f

  1. The Moon

CebuanoEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Spanish luna, from Latin lūna.

Proper nounEdit

Luna

  1. a female given name

Etymology 2Edit

From Spanish luna, from dialectal Aragonese luna (lights).

Proper nounEdit

Luna

  1. a surname

Etymology 3Edit

From English luna, from Latin lūna, by way of Middle English lune, luna (the moon).

Proper nounEdit

Luna

  1. (Roman mythology) Luna; the goddess of the moon; the sister of Aurora and Sol;

DanishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Luna

  1. (Roman mythology) Luna
  2. A female given name of modern usage.

GermanEdit

Proper nounEdit

Luna

  1. (Roman mythology) Luna
  2. A female given name of modern usage.

ItalianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin Lūna, from Old Latin losna, from Proto-Italic *louksnā, from Proto-Indo-European *lowksneh₂, derived from the root *lewk- (bright).
Cognates include Armenian լուսին (lusin), Spanish luna, Portuguese lua, Romanian lună, Russian луна́ (luná)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlu.na/, [ˈl̺uːn̺ä]
  • Rhymes: -una
  • Homophone: luna
  • Hyphenation: lù‧na
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Proper nounEdit

Luna f

  1. (astronomy, astrology) the Moon
    • c. 1226, Francis of Assisi, Cantico delle creature [Canticle of the Creatures]‎[1], printed by the Biblioteca del Sacro Convento di San Francesco, page 2:
      Laudato ſi mi ſignore ᵱ ſora luna e le ſtelle, in celu lai foꝛmate clarite ⁊ p̃tioſe ⁊ belle.
      Praised be you, my Lord, through Sister Moon and the stars; in heaven you have made them clear and precious and beautiful.
    • 1321, Dante Alighieri, “Inferno [Hell]”, in La divina commedia [The Divine Comedy]‎[2], 1st edition, Foligno: Printed by Johannes Numeister and Evangelista Mei, published 1472, Canto VII, lines 64-66:
      che tutto l oro che ſotto la luna ¶ et che gia fu de queſte anime ſtanche ¶ none potrebbe farne poſar una
      « [] for all the gold that is beneath the moon, ¶ or ever has been, of these weary souls ¶ could never make a single one repose».
  2. (mythology, Roman mythology) Luna
    Synonym: Selene (Greek mythology)
  3. (heraldry) A full moon.
  4. A female given name
    (derivated) Lunella, Lunetta, Lunina
  5. A surname​.

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Solar System in in Italian · sistema solare (layout · text)
Star Sole
Planets and dwarf planets Mercurio Venere Terra Marte Cerere Giove Saturno Urano Nettuno Plutone Haumea Makemake Eris
Notable moons Luna Fobos
Deimos
Ganimede
Callisto
Io
Europa
Titano
Rea
Giapeto
Dione
Teti
Encelado
Mimas
Titania
Oberon
Umbriel
Ariel
Miranda
Tritone Caronte
Idra
Notte
Cerbero
Stige
Hiʻiaka
Namaka
Disnomia

LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Proper nounEdit

Lūna f sg (genitive Lūnae); first declension

  1. Alternative form of lūna; the Moon
DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Lūna
Genitive Lūnae
Dative Lūnae
Accusative Lūnam
Ablative Lūnā
Vocative Lūna

Etymology 2Edit

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The city's amphitheatre

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Proper nounEdit

Lūna f sg (genitive Lūnae); first declension

  1. a city of Etruria, situated on the left bank of the Macra
DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun, with locative, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Lūna
Genitive Lūnae
Dative Lūnae
Accusative Lūnam
Ablative Lūnā
Vocative Lūna
Locative Lūnae
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SloveneEdit

EtymologyEdit

See lúna.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Lúna f

  1. the Moon (of Earth)

InflectionEdit

Feminine, a-stem
nominative Lúna
genitive Lúne
singular
nominative Lúna
accusative Lúno
genitive Lúne
dative Lúni
locative Lúni
instrumental Lúno

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SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin lūna.

Proper nounEdit

Luna f

  1. Earth's Moon
    La Luna es el único satélite natural de la Tierra.
    The Moon is the Earth's only natural satellite.
  2. A female given name of modern usage.

Etymology 2Edit

From dialectal Aragonese luna (lights), a habitational name for someone living by an open courtyard.

Proper nounEdit

Luna f

  1. A surname​.

TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish Luna.

Proper nounEdit

Luna

  1. A female given name