Paulina

See also: Paulína and Paulīna

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Paulina, feminine form of Paulinus, derivative of Paulus, from paulus ‎(small). Name of a third century saint.

Proper nounEdit

Paulina

  1. A female given name.
    • 1610, William Shakespeare, The Winter’s Tale, Act V:Scene 3:
      O grave and good Paulina, the great comfort / That I have had of thee!
    • 1991 Peter Hedges, What's Eating Gilbert Grape, Simon & Schuster (1999), ISBN 0671038540, page 60:
      She smells like expensive soap and her teeth are shiny-white. She does not in any way look like her name. It's not her fault that she was born in a time when people believed in names like Wanda, Dottie and Betty. She's more of a Vanessa or Paulina.

Usage notesEdit

  • Revived in the nineteenth century but rare today, Pauline being the preferred form.

AnagramsEdit


FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Paulina.

Proper nounEdit

Paulina

  1. A female given name.

Usage notesEdit

Matronymics

  • son of Paulina: Paulinuson
  • daughter of Paulina: Paulinudóttir

DeclensionEdit

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Paulina
Accusative Paulinu
Dative Paulinu
Genitive Paulinu

FinnishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Paulina

  1. Essive singular form of Pauli.

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Paulina.

Proper nounEdit

Paulina

  1. A female given name.

Related termsEdit


PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Paulina.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [pawˈli.na], [pa.uˈli.na]
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Proper nounEdit

Paulina f ‎(masculine Paweł)

  1. A female given name.

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Paulina.

Proper nounEdit

Paulina f

  1. A female given name.

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Paulina.

Proper nounEdit

Paulina

  1. A female given name.
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