madonna

madonna

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English

Etymology

Said to be named after the American singer Madonna.

Noun

madonna (plural madonnas)

  1. (skateboarding) A one-footed lien-to-tail trick, where the front foot is taken off and kicked out straight down behind the board.

Dutch

Etymology

Borrowed from Italian Madonna.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˌmaːˈdɔ.naː/
  • Hyphenation: ma‧don‧na

Noun

madonna f (plural madonna's)

  1. Madonna, in particular an artistic depiction of Mary with the infant Jesus

Finnish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑdonːɑ/, [ˈmɑdo̞nːɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑdonːɑ
  • Syllabification: ma‧don‧na

Noun

madonna

  1. Madonna (picture of Virgin Mary)

Declension

Derived terms

  • madonnankuva
  • madonnanpalvonta
  • madonnatyyppi

Italian

Etymology

From Latin mea domina (my lady).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /maˈdɔn.na/
  • Rhymes: -ɔnna
  • Hyphenation: ma‧dòn‧na

Noun

madonna f (plural madonne)

  1. (now chiefly historical, literary) Honorific title used to address women. [from 12th c.]

Derived terms

Related terms

  • della madonna

Descendants

  • French: madone
  • Greek: μαντόνα (mantóna)
    • Ottoman Turkish: منتونا(mantona, mistress, concubine)

References

  • Meyer, Gustav (1892), “Türkische Studien. I. Die griechischen und romanischen Bestandtheile im Wortschatze des Osmanisch-Türkischen”, in Sitzungsberichte der philosophisch-historischen Classe der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften (in German), volume 128, Wien: In Commission bei F. Tempsky, page 90
  • Meyer, Gustav (1892), “Türkische Studien. I. Die griechischen und romanischen Bestandtheile im Wortschatze des Osmanisch-Türkischen”, in Sitzungsberichte der philosophisch-historischen Classe der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften (in German), volume 128, Wien: In Commission bei F. Tempsky, page 38

Anagrams

  • mandano, mondana

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Italian madonna.

Noun

madonna f (definite singular madonnaa, indefinite plural madonnaer, definite plural madonnaene)

  1. a Madonna (a depiction of the Virgin Mary)
  2. (chiefly definite singular) the Virgin Mary

References

  • “madonna” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Polish

Etymology

From Italian madonna, from Latin mea domina.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /maˈdɔn.na/

Noun

madonna f

  1. (art, Christianity) Madonna, in particular an artistic depiction of Mary with the infant Jesus.
  2. (humorous) A woman of subtle, spiritual beauty.

Declension

Further reading

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

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