See also: stella, -stella, and -stellä

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin stēlla (star).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈstɛlə/
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Proper nounEdit

Stella

  1. A female given name from Latin.
    • 1933 Eleanor Farjeon, Over the Garden Wall,Faber and Faber 1933, page 91 ("Girls' Names")
      What lovely names for girls there are! / There's Stella like the Evening Star,
  2. Ellipsis of Stella Artois, a brand of beer; or a serving of such.
    I'm going to have a few Stellas tonight
    • 2006, “Sheila”, performed by Jamie T:
      Sheila goes out with her mate Stella / It gets poured all over her fella
  3. A town in South Africa.
  4. A village in Missouri.
  5. A village in Nebraska.
  6. A town in Wisconsin.
  7. (US, numismatics) A gold coin with a face value of $4.00 proposed for use in the United States in the 19th century.

Related termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

NounEdit

Stella (plural Stellas)

  1. (Jamaican, slang, derogatory) A black woman who visits Jamaica as a sex tourist.
    Coordinate term: milk bottle
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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin stella

Proper nounEdit

Stella

  1. A female given name.

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Latin stella.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Stella f

  1. A female given name from Latin.

FaroeseEdit

Proper nounEdit

Stella f

  1. A female given name

Usage notesEdit

Matronymics

  • son of Stella: Stelluson
  • daughter of Stella: Stelludóttir

DeclensionEdit

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Stella
Accusative Stellu
Dative Stellu
Genitive Stellu

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin stella.

Proper nounEdit

Stella

  1. A female given name

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Latin stella (star), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂stḗr.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Stella f

  1. A female given name
  2. A female nickname
  3. (colloquial) Stella Artois beer

Usage notesEdit

As a nickname, this name is frequently used for women with various unrelated and dissimilar given names.

DeclensionEdit


ItalianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin stella.

Proper nounEdit

Stella

  1. A female given name.
  2. A commune of Liguria.
  3. A river in Friuli-Venezia Giulia.

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From stēlla (star).

PronunciationEdit

(Classical) IPA(key): /ˈsteːl.la/, [ˈs̠t̪eːl̠ːä]

Proper nounEdit

Stēlla m sg (genitive Stēllae); first declension

  1. A Roman cognomen — famously held by:
    1. Lucius Arruntius Stella, a Roman senator

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Stēlla
Genitive Stēllae
Dative Stēllae
Accusative Stēllam
Ablative Stēllā
Vocative Stēlla

ReferencesEdit

  • Stella in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin stella. First recorded as a Swedish name in 1857.

Proper nounEdit

Stella c (genitive Stellas)

  1. A female given name.