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See also: díva, divã, and Diva

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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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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian diva (goddess).

PronunciationEdit

  • (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 divus 'divine one; notably deified mortal'

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. A goddess, female deity
  2. A star (female, especially a singer or actress)

SynonymsEdit

  • (goddess): 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

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

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

diva f (plural divas)

  1. diva

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SpanishEdit

NounEdit

diva f (plural divas)

  1. diva