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).

PronunciationEdit

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 (2001–2021) , “diva”, in Online Etymology Dictionary

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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).

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. nominative feminine singular of dīvus
  2. nominative neuter plural of dīvus
  3. accusative neuter plural of dīvus
  4. vocative feminine singular of dīvus
  5. nominative neuter plural of dīvus

AdjectiveEdit

dīvā

  1. ablative feminine singular of dīvus

ReferencesEdit

  • diva in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • diva in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • diva in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly

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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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