See also: díva, divã, Diva, and дива

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian diva (diva, goddess), from Latin dīva (goddess), female of dīvus (divine, divine one; notably a deified mortal).

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NounEdit

diva (plural dive or divas)

  1. Any female celebrity, usually a well known singer or actress. [from the 19th c.]
  2. A person who may be considered or who considers herself (or by extension himself) much more important than others, has high expectations of others and who is extremely demanding and fussy when it comes to personal privileges.

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TranslationsEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  • Webster's Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary, Springfield, Massachusetts, G.&C. Merriam Co., 1967
  • Douglas Harper (2001–2022), “diva”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin dīva (goddess).

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NounEdit

diva f (plural dives, masculine divo)

  1. (obsolete) goddess
    Synonym: deessa
  2. diva

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian diva (goddess), from Latin diva, feminine form of divus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdi.vaː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: di‧va

NounEdit

diva f (plural diva's, diminutive divaatje n)

  1. A diva.

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian, from Latin, the feminine form of dīvus (divine one; deified mortal).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

diva f (plural divas)

  1. a diva

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin, the feminine form of divus (divine one; notably deified mortal).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdi.va/
  • Rhymes: -iva
  • Hyphenation: dì‧va

NounEdit

diva f (plural dive)

  1. (acting) a star (female, especially a singer or actress)
    Synonym: (informal) dea
  2. (poetic) a goddess
    Synonym: dea

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LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

dīva

  1. inflection of dīvus:
    1. nominative/vocative feminine singular
    2. nominative/accusative/nominative neuter plural

AdjectiveEdit

dīvā

  1. ablative feminine singular of dīvus

NounEdit

dīva f (genitive dīvae, masculine dīvus); first declension

  1. goddess, deity

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative dīva dīvae
Genitive dīvae dīvārum
Dative dīvae dīvīs
Accusative dīvam dīvās
Ablative dīvā dīvīs
Vocative dīva dīvae

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian diva.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

diva f (definite singular divaa, indefinite plural divaer, definite plural divaene)

  1. a diva

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PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

diva

  1. feminine singular of divo

NounEdit

diva f (plural divas)

  1. diva
  2. a role model, someone to be looked up to

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish ديبا(diba), from Persian دیبا(dēbā).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /dǐːʋa/
  • Hyphenation: di‧va

NounEdit

díva f (Cyrillic spelling ди́ва)

  1. Alternative form of díba (gold-damascened silk brocade)

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SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdiba/, [ˈd̪i.β̞a]

AdjectiveEdit

diva

  1. feminine singular of divo

NounEdit

diva f (plural divas, masculine divo, masculine plural divos)

  1. diva