donna

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian donna.

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NounEdit

donna ‎(plural donnas)

  1. A lady, especially a noblewoman; the title given to a lady in Italy.
    • 1837, Thomas Tod Stoddart, Angling reminiscences (page 65)
      What are the songs of Italy, sung as they are by the donnas of the scenic board, but a replication of squalls and quavers, infinitely more annoying than the gibberish of crones []
    • 2005, Burton D. Fisher, Mozart's Don Giovanni, page 22
      In Don Giovanni's three female characters, the diverse spectrum of womanhood is rendered complete: the great opera seria character of the avenging Donna Anna, the sentimental and spurned Donna Elvira, and the crafty but sympathetic peasant girl Zerlina.

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FinnishEdit

NounEdit

donna

  1. (slang) woman

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of donna (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative donna donnat
genitive donnan donnien
partitive donnaa donnia
illative donnaan donniin
singular plural
nominative donna donnat
accusative nom. donna donnat
gen. donnan
genitive donnan donnien
donnainrare
partitive donnaa donnia
inessive donnassa donnissa
elative donnasta donnista
illative donnaan donniin
adessive donnalla donnilla
ablative donnalta donnilta
allative donnalle donnille
essive donnana donnina
translative donnaksi donniksi
instructive donnin
abessive donnatta donnitta
comitative donnineen

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VerbEdit

donna

  1. third-person singular past historic of donner

IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈd̪ˠɔn̪ˠə], [ˈd̪ˠʊn̪ˠə]

AdjectiveEdit

donna

  1. nominative / vocative / dative plural of donn
  2. strong genitive plural of donn

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
donna dhonna ndonna
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin domina ‎(lady, mistress of an estate or household), from dominus ‎(master), from domus ‎(home).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈdɔnna]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: dòn‧na

NounEdit

donna f ‎(plural donne)

  1. (archaic) lady
  2. woman
  3. wife
  4. (card games, chess) queen
  5. actress

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Chess pieces in Italian · pezzi degli scacchi (layout · text)
♟ ♞ ♝ ♜ ♛ ♚
pedone cavallo alfiere torre regina,
donna
re
Playing cards in Italian · carte da gioco (layout · text)
40 Asso di picche.jpg 41 Due di picche.jpg 42 Tre di picche.jpg 43 Quattro di picche.jpg 44 Cinque di picche.jpg 45 Sei di picche.jpg 46 Sette di picche.jpg
asso due tre quattro cinque sei sette
47 Otto di picche.jpg 48 Nove di picche.jpg 49 Dieci di picche.jpg 50 J di picche.jpg 51 Q di picche.jpg 52 K di picche.jpg Jolly Nero.jpg
otto nove dieci fante donna,
regina
re jolly, joker,
matta

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RomanizationEdit

donna

  1. rōmaji reading of どんな
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