EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

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

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Luna

  1. (Roman mythology) The sister of Aurora and Sol; the goddess of the moon; equivalent to the Greek Selene.
  2. (chiefly science fiction or poetic) The name of Earth's moon; Moon.
    • 1868, George Villiers Duke of Buckingham, ‎Edward Arber, The Rehearsal: With Illustrations from Previous Plays, Etc, page 129:
      Luna that ne'er shines by day.
    • 1896, The Era Almanack, Dramatic & Musical, page 22:
      He has but little prudence, no apprehension of consequences, and none of that melancholy which in tempraments of Luna and Venus is generally felt, and from which he is saved by the combination of Mars and Mercury.
    • 1909, Govind H. Keskar, Combined Introductory Astrology, page 14:
      The different visible shapes of Luna are called her phases.
    • 2011, Charles Lee Lesher, Aldrin Station - Rise of Luna:
      Lagrange point L1 is the perfect location for humanity's next major space station, the natural gateway to the moon. This one-of-a-kind point in space is located on the direct line between Earth and Luna about 200,000 miles from Earth, or conversely, a mere 39,000 miles above the geometric center of Luna's nearside.
  3. A female given name from Latin.
    • 1837, James Hogg, “The Mysterious Bride”, in 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 Publishing, →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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CebuanoEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Spanish luna, from Latin lūna.

Proper nounEdit

Luna

  1. a female given name from Spanish

Etymology 2Edit

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

Proper nounEdit

Luna

  1. a surname from Aragonese

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

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin Lūna, from Old Latin losna, from Proto-Italic *louksnā, from Proto-Indo-European *lówksneh₂, 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/
  • (file)
  • Homophone: luna
  • Rhymes: -una
  • Hyphenation: Lù‧na

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: (Greek mythology) Selene
  3. (heraldry) a full moon
  4. A female given name from Latin
    (derived) Lunella, Lunetta, Lunina
  5. a surname.

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Solar System in Italian · sistema solare (layout · text)
Star Sole
Planets and
most likely
dwarf planets
Mercurio Venere Terra Marte Cerere Giove Saturno Urano Nettuno Plutone
Notable
moons
Luna Fobos
Deimos
Io
Europa
Ganimede
Callisto
Mimas
Encelado
Teti
Dione
Rea
Titano
Giapeto

Miranda
Ariel
Umbriel
Titania
Oberon
Tritone Caronte
Stige
Notte
Cerbero
Idra

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LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Proper nounEdit

Lūna f sg (genitive Lūnae); first declension

  1. personification: Luna, the goddess of the moon
  2. Alternative form of lūna; the Moon
DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

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

Etymology 2Edit

 
amphitheātrum Lūnae (amphitheater at Luna)

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

Proper nounEdit

Lūna f sg (genitive Lūnae); first declension

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

First-declension noun, with locative.

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

  • Luna in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Luna”, in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hungarian Lóna, from Old Church Slavonic [Term?].

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Luna f

  1. A commune of Cluj, Romania
  2. A village in Luna, Cluj, Romania
  3. A locality in Negrești-Oaș, Satu Mare, Romania

SloveneEdit

EtymologyEdit

See lúna.

PronunciationEdit

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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

 
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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 from Aragonese.

TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish Luna.

Proper nounEdit

Luna

  1. A female given name from Spanish