See also: aréna, areña, Arena, and areną

EnglishEdit

 
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A modern arena.

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin arēna (sand, arena), from an earlier *hasēna (compare Sabine fasēna), possibly from Etruscan.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /əˈɹiːnə/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -iːnə

NounEdit

arena (plural arenas or arenae or arenæ)

  1. An enclosed area, often outdoor, for the presentation of sporting events (sports arena) or other spectacular events; earthen area, often oval, specifically for rodeos (North America) or circular area for bullfights (especially Hispanic America).
    A large crowd filled the seats of the arena.
  2. The building housing such an area; specifically, a very large, often round building, often topped with a dome, designated for indoor sporting or other major events, such as concerts.
    The arena is grey with white beams.
  3. (historical) The sand-covered centre of an amphitheatre where contests were held in Ancient Rome.
    The gladiators entered the arena.
  4. A realm in which events take place; an area of interest, study, behaviour, etc.
    The company was a player in the maritime insurance arena.
    • 2019, Li Huang; James Lambert, “Another Arrow for the Quiver: A New Methodology for Multilingual Researchers”, in Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, DOI:10.1080/01434632.2019.1596115, page 4:
      But transects have also been utilised in a large variety of arenas, including surveying the contents of Amerindian earthen mounds, determining levels of anti-rabies vaccinations in village dogs, and examining ecological factors under the canopy of trees growing in agricultural areas.
    • December 13 2021, Molly Ball, Jeffrey Kluger and Alejandro de la Garza, “Elon Musk: Person of the Year 2021”, in Time Magazine[1]:
      To Musk, his vast fortune is a mere side effect of his ability not just to see but to do things others cannot, in arenas where the stakes are existential.

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AragoneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin arēna.

NounEdit

arena f (plural arenas)

  1. sand

ReferencesEdit


AsturianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin arēna.

NounEdit

arena f (plural arenes)

  1. sand

Derived termsEdit


CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin arēna.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

arena f (plural arenes)

  1. sand
    Synonym: sorra
  2. arena (an enclosed area for the presentation of sporting events)
  3. arena (a realm in which important events unfold)

Further readingEdit


GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin arēna. Doublet of area.

NounEdit

arena f (plural arenas)

  1. arena (an enclosed area for the presentation of sporting events)

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IndonesianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Dutch arena, from Latin arēna (sand, arena), from an earlier *hasēna (compare Sabine fasēna), possibly from Etruscan.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈarɛna]
  • Hyphenation: arè‧na

NounEdit

arèna (first-person possessive arenaku, second-person possessive arenamu, third-person possessive arenanya)

  1. arena:
    1. the building housing such an area; specifically, a very large, often round building, often topped with a dome, designated for indoor sporting or other major events, such as concerts.
      Synonym: gelanggang
    2. (figuratively) a realm in which events take place; an area of interest, study, behaviour, etc.

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ItalianEdit

 
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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Latin arēna, possibly from Etruscan. See also rena.

PronunciationEdit

  • (in the senses "sand", "beach", "lido") IPA(key): /aˈre.na/[1]
    • Rhymes: -ena
    • Hyphenation: a‧ré‧na
  • (in the senses "arena", "amphiteater") IPA(key): /aˈre.na/, (traditional) /aˈrɛ.na/[2][3]
    • Rhymes: -ena, (traditional) -ɛna
    • Hyphenation: a‧ré‧na, (traditional) a‧rè‧na

NounEdit

arena f (plural arene)

  1. sand
    Synonyms: sabbia, rena
  2. beach or lido
  3. space in a classical amphitheatre; arena
  4. bullring and similar sporting spaces
  5. cockpit (An enclosure for cockfights)

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ arena in Bruno Migliorini et al., Dizionario d'ortografia e di pronunzia, Rai Eri, 2007
  2. ^ arena in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)
  3. ^ arena in Bruno Migliorini et al., Dizionario d'ortografia e di pronunzia, Rai Eri, 2007

LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From an earlier *hasēna (compare Sabine fasēna), possibly from Etruscan.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

arēna f (genitive arēnae); first declension

  1. Alternative form of harēna

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative arēna arēnae
Genitive arēnae arēnārum
Dative arēnae arēnīs
Accusative arēnam arēnās
Ablative arēnā arēnīs
Vocative arēna arēnae

DescendantsEdit

  • Balkan Romance:
    • Aromanian: arinã
    • Romanian: arină
  • Italo-Romance:
  • Padanian:
  • Gallo-Romance:
  • Ibero-Romance:
  • Insular Romance:
  • Ancient borrowings:

Learned borrowings

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NeapolitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin arēna.

NounEdit

arena f

  1. sand

Northern SamiEdit

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

arena

  1. arena

InflectionEdit

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Further readingEdit

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[2], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin arena, harena.

NounEdit

arena m (definite singular arenaen, indefinite plural arenaer, definite plural arenaene)

  1. an arena
  2. a venue

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin arena, harena

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

arena m (definite singular arenaen, indefinite plural arenaer or arenaar, definite plural arenaene or arenaane)

  1. an arena
  2. a venue

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PolishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin arēna, from an earlier *hasēna, possibly from Etruscan. Doublet of arenal.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aˈrɛ.na/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛna
  • Syllabification: a‧re‧na

NounEdit

arena f

  1. arena (enclosed area, often outdoor)
  2. arena (sports statium)
    Synonym: stadion
  3. (historical) arena (sand-covered centre of an amphitheatre)
  4. arena (realm in which important events unfold)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

adjective

Related termsEdit

noun
adjective

Further readingEdit

  • arena in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • arena in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin arēna (sand), possibly from Etruscan *𐌇𐌀𐌔𐌄𐌍𐌀 (*hasena). See also the inherited doublet areia.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: a‧re‧na

NounEdit

arena f (plural arenas)

  1. arena

SardinianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin arena.

NounEdit

arena f

  1. sand

ScotsEdit

VerbEdit

arena

  1. aren't

Serbo-CroatianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /arěːna/
  • Hyphenation: a‧re‧na

NounEdit

aréna f (Cyrillic spelling аре́на)

  1. arena

DeclensionEdit


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EtymologyEdit

From Latin arēna, possibly of Etruscan origin. Compare English arena.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

arena f (plural arenas)

  1. (geology) sand, gravel
    arena muertapure sand (useless for cultivation)
    chorro de arenasandblast
  2. (building, sports) bullfight arena; boxing ring

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

VerbEdit

arena

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of arenar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of arenar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of arenar.

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SwedishEdit

NounEdit

arena c

  1. arena

DeclensionEdit

Declension of arena 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative arena arenan arenor arenorna
Genitive arenas arenans arenors arenornas

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