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5 letters words from 'arena'

ANEAR 5ARENA 5

4 letters words from 'arena'

AREA 4ARNA 4
EARN 4NARE 4
NEAR 4RANA 4
REAN 4 

3 letters words from 'arena'

ANA 3ANE 3
ARE 3EAN 3
EAR 3ERA 3
ERN 3NAE 3
RAN 3REN 3

2 letters words from 'arena'

AA 2AE 2
AN 2AR 2
EA 2EN 2
ER 2NA 2
NE 2RE 2

All 5 letters words made out of arena

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Definitions and meaning of arena

arena

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin arēna (sand, arena), from an earlier *hasēna (compare Sabine fasēna), possibly from Etruscan.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /əˈɹiːnə/
  • Rhymes: -iːnə

Noun

arena (plural arenas or arenae or arenæ)

  1. An enclosed area, often outdoor, for the presentation of sporting events (sports arena) or other spectacular events; earthen area, often oval, specifically for rodeos (North America) or circular area for bullfights (especially Hispanic America).
  2. The building housing such an area; specifically, a very large, often round building, often topped with a dome, designated for indoor sporting or other major events, such as concerts.
  3. (historical) The sand-covered centre of an amphitheatre where contests were held in Ancient Rome.
  4. A realm in which important events unfold.

Translations

Anagrams

  • Aaren, Arean, Arnea, anear

Aragonese

Etymology

From Latin arēna.

Noun

arena f (plural arenas)

  1. sand

References

  • Bal Palazios, Santiago (2002), “arena”, in Dizionario breu de a luenga aragonesa, Zaragoza, →ISBN

Asturian

Alternative forms

  • areña

Etymology

From Latin arēna.

Noun

arena f (plural arenes)

  1. sand

Derived terms

  • reló d'arena

Catalan

Etymology

From Latin arēna.

Noun

arena f (plural arenes)

  1. sand
    Synonym: sorra
  2. arena (an enclosed area for the presentation of sporting events)
  3. arena (a realm in which important events unfold)

Further reading

  • “arena” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
  • “arena” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.
  • “arena” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
  • “arena” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

Galician

Etymology

From Latin arēna. Doublet of area.

Noun

arena f (plural arenas)

  1. arena (an enclosed area for the presentation of sporting events)

Further reading

  • “arena” in Dicionario da Real Academia Galega, Royal Galician Academy.

Italian

Alternative forms

  • rena

Etymology

From Latin arēna, possibly from Etruscan. See also rena.

Pronunciation

  • (esp. in sense 1 and 2) IPA(key): /aˈre.na/
    • Hyphenation: a‧ré‧na
  • (esp. in sense 3 and 4) IPA(key): /aˈrɛ.na/
    • Hyphenation: a‧rè‧na

Noun

arena f (plural arene)

  1. sand
  2. beach or lido
  3. space in a classical amphitheatre; arena
  4. bullring and similar sporting spaces
  5. cockpit (An enclosure for cockfights)

Synonyms

  • (sand): sabbia, rena

Related terms

  • arenoso

References


Latin

Alternative forms

  • harēna

Etymology

From an earlier *hasēna (compare Sabine fasēna), possibly from Etruscan.

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /aˈreː.na/
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /aˈre.na/, [aˈrɛː.na]

Noun

arēna f (genitive arēnae); first declension

  1. Alternative form of harēna
  2. vocative singular of arēna

Declension

First-declension noun.

Descendants

  • Eastern Romance:
    • Aromanian: arinã
    • Romanian: arină
  • Italian: arena
  • Neapolitan: arena
  • Old French: areine
  • Old Leonese:
    • Asturian: arena
  • Old Occitan:
    • Catalan: arena
    • Occitan: arena
  • Old Portuguese: arẽa
    • Galician: area
    • Portuguese: areia
      • Guinea-Bissau Creole: reia
      • Kabuverdianu: areia
  • Old Spanish:
    • Spanish: arena
  • Rhaeto-Romance:
    • Friulian: rene
  • Sardinian: arena, rena
  • Sicilian: arena, rina
  • Venetian: rena

Borrowings

Noun

arēnā f

  1. ablative singular of arēna

References

  • arena in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • arena in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • arena in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • arena in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Neapolitan

Etymology

From Latin arēna.

Noun

arena f

  1. sand

Northern Sami

Pronunciation

Etymology

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Noun

arena

  1. arena

Inflection

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Further reading

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[1], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin arena, harena.

Noun

arena m (definite singular arenaen, indefinite plural arenaer, definite plural arenaene)

  1. an arena
  2. a venue

References

  • “arena” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin arena, harena

Noun

arena m (definite singular arenaen, indefinite plural arenaer or arenaar, definite plural arenaene or arenaane)

  1. an arena
  2. a venue

References

  • “arena” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Portuguese

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin arēna (sand), possibly from Etruscan *𐌇𐌀𐌔𐌄𐌍𐌀 (*hasena). See also the inherited doublet areia.

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ɐ.ˈɾe.nɐ/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /a.ˈɾe.na/

Noun

arena f (plural arenas)

  1. arena

Sardinian

Etymology

Borrowed from Spanish arena, from Latin arena.

Noun

arena f

  1. sand

Scots

Verb

arena

  1. aren't

Serbo-Croatian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /arěːna/
  • Hyphenation: a‧re‧na

Noun

aréna f (Cyrillic spelling аре́на)

  1. arena

Declension


Spanish

Etymology

From Latin arēna, possibly of Etruscan origin. Compare English arena.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /aˈɾena/
  • Rhymes: -ena

Noun

arena f (plural arenas)

  1. (geology) sand, gravel
  2. (building, sports) bullfight arena; boxing ring

Derived terms

Related terms

  • arenoso

Further reading

  • “arena” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

Swedish

Noun

arena c

  1. arena

Declension

Anagrams

  • arean

Source: wiktionary.org
  • any sphere of action.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)