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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Veronica (name), probably after Saint Veronica, possibly for because of the flowers of some European species resembling the image on the Veil of Veronica in some way

Proper nounEdit

Veronica f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Plantaginaceae – many species of herbaceous plants, many with blue flowers, including speedwells.

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EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Latin form of Berenice, from Ancient Greek Φερενίκη (Phereníkē). Influenced by the Church Latin phrase vera icon ("true image") associated with the legend of the veil of Saint Veronica, who wiped the face of Jesus on the way to Calvary and left an imprint.

Proper nounEdit

Veronica

  1. A female given name.
    • 2007 Anne Enright, The Gathering, Jonathan Cape, ISBN 9780224078733, page 128:
      My own name, Veronica — an ugly enough thing I had always thought, it sounded like either the ointment or the disease — was one her great favourites. St Veronica wiped the face of Christ on the road to Calvary and He left His face on her tea towel. Or the picture of His face. It was the first-ever photograph, she said.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Late variant of Berenīcē, influenced by Ecclesiastical Latin vera icon. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Proper nounEdit

Veronīca f (genitive Veronīcae); first declension

  1. (Late Latin) A female given name

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative Veronīca Veronīcae
Genitive Veronīcae Veronīcārum
Dative Veronīcae Veronīcīs
Accusative Veronīcam Veronīcās
Ablative Veronīcā Veronīcīs
Vocative Veronīca Veronīcae

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NorwegianEdit

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Proper nounEdit

Veronica

  1. A female given name, cognate to English Veronica.

SwedishEdit

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Veronica c (genitive Veronicas)

  1. Veronica. A female given name.

TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish Verónica.

Proper nounEdit

Veronica

  1. A female given name