ballerina

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian ballerina.

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NounEdit

ballerina (plural ballerinas)

  1. A female ballet dancer.
  2. The star female ballet performer in the company.
  3. (less common, sometimes derogatory) A male ballet dancer.

Usage notesEdit

Although normally used to refer only to females, it can be used of males although this is sometimes done so derogatorily. danseur or ballet dancer is the normal term for men.

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FinnishEdit

(index b)

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: bal‧le‧ri‧na

NounEdit

ballerina

  1. ballerina (female ballet dancer)
  2. ballet flat, dolly flat (type of women's shoes, with a very low heel, low sides and covering only the toes)

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ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ballerina f

  1. feminine form of ballerino

NounEdit

ballerina f (plural ballerine, masculine ballerino)

  1. dancer, ballet dancer

ballerina f (plural ballerine)

  1. pump (shoe)
  2. wagtail

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SwedishEdit

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ballerina c

  1. ballerina

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Last modified on 5 April 2014, at 08:45