matrona

See also: Matrona and matróna

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin mātrōna (matron), from māter (mother; matron). Doublet of matron.

NounEdit

matrona (plural matronas) (historical)

  1. In Ancient Rome, a wife of an honorable man.

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin mātrōna (matron), from māter (mother; matron).

NounEdit

matrona f (plural matrone)

  1. matron

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From māter (mother; matron). This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mātrōna f (genitive mātrōnae); first declension

  1. A married woman, wife or matron, especially of an honorable man.
  2. A title of Juno.

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative mātrōna mātrōnae
Genitive mātrōnae mātrōnārum
Dative mātrōnae mātrōnīs
Accusative mātrōnam mātrōnās
Ablative mātrōnā mātrōnīs
Vocative mātrōna mātrōnae

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DescendantsEdit

  • Catalan: matrona
  • English: matron, matrona
  • French: matrone

ReferencesEdit

  • matrona in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • matrona in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • matrona in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • matrona in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • matrona in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • matrona in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly

PolishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin mātrōna.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

matrona f

  1. (dated) matron (mature or elderly woman)
  2. (Ancient Rome, historical) matrona (wife of an honorable man)

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • matrona in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • matrona in Polish dictionaries at PWN

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin mātrōna (matron), from māter (mother; matron).

NounEdit

matrona f (plural matronas)

  1. matron
  2. midwife
    Synonyms: comadrona, partera