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NounEdit

benna (uncountable)

  1. (music, Antigua and Barbuda) A calypso-like genre of traditional music from Antigua and Barbuda.

SynonymsEdit


GaulishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *bennā, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰendʰ-. Related to Old Irish buinne and Welsh benn (cart).

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /benːaː/

NounEdit

bennā f

  1. carriage

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit


ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin benna (carriage), from Gaulish benna (carriage).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

benna f (plural benne)

  1. bucket, grab

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Gaulish benna.

NounEdit

benna f (genitive bennae); first declension

  1. kind of carriage

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative benna bennae
Genitive bennae bennārum
Dative bennae bennīs
Accusative bennam bennās
Ablative bennā bennīs
Vocative benna bennae

ReferencesEdit

  • benna in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • benna in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • benna in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • benna in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • benna in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly
  • benna in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin