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I wrote a pilot for myself. It's about a Latina actress trying to make it in Hollywood. It's pretty funny.
Melonie Diaz

Meaning of "Latina" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD LATINA

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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF LATINA

Latina play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LATINA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Latina is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES LATINA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Hispanic and Latino Americans

Hispanics or Latinos are an ethnolinguistic group of Americans with genealogical origins in the countries of Latin America and Spain.[5][6][7] More generally it includes all persons in the United States who self-identify as Hispanic or Latino.[8][9][10][11][12][13][14][15] Hispanic and Latinos are racially diverse, although predominately White or Mestizo. As a result of their racial diversity, Hispanics form an ethnicity sharing a language and cultural heritage, rather than a race. American Hispanics are predominately of Mexican, Puerto Rican, and Cuban ancestry.[13][16][17][18] Hispanics are the fastest growing ethnic group in the United States.[19] As of 2012, Hispanics constitute 17% of the United States population, or 53 million people.[20] This figure includes 38 million Hispanophone Americans, making the US home to the largest community of Spanish speakers outside of Mexico, having surpassed Argentina, Colombia, and Spain within the last decade.[21] Latinos overall are the second largest ethnic group in the United States, after non-Hispanic Whites.

Definition of Latina in the English dictionary

The definition of Latina in the dictionary is a city in W central Italy, in Lazio: built as a planned town in 1932 on reclaimed land of the Pontine Marshes. Pop: 107 898 Former name : Littoria.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LATINA

Latin alphabet
Latin America
Latin American
Latin Church
Latin cross
latin lover
Latin Quarter
Latin school
Latin square
Latin-1
Latinate
Latinisation
Latinise
Latiniser
Latinism
Latinist
Latinity
Latinization
Latinize
Latinizer

WORDS THAT END LIKE LATINA

Argentina
cantina
cavatina
Christina
concertina
cortina
detached retina
fontina
Mutina
pastina
patina
platina
retina
scarlatina
sestina
sonatina
spartina
tina
toccatina
Venezia Tridentina

Synonyms and antonyms of Latina in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Latina» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LATINA

Find out the translation of Latina to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Latina from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Latina» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

拉丁
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Latina
570 millions of speakers

English

Latina
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

लैटिना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

اتينا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

латина
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Latina
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

লাতিনা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Latina
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Latina
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Latina
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ラティナ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

라티
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Latina
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Latina
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

லத்தீன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लॅटीना
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Latina
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Latina
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Latynoski
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Латина
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Latina
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Latina
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Latina
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Latina
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Latina
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Latina

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LATINA»

The term «Latina» is very widely used and occupies the 3.744 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LATINA» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «Latina» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «Latina» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Latina

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10 QUOTES WITH «LATINA»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Latina.
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Cristela Alonzo
It might sound dramatic and a little grandiose, but as a Latina, I would like to be someone that gives a voice to my culture.
2
Sandra Cisneros
I usually say Latina, Mexican-American or American Mexican, and in certain contexts, Chicana, depending on whether my audience understands the term or not.
3
Melonie Diaz
I wrote a pilot for myself. It's about a Latina actress trying to make it in Hollywood. It's pretty funny.
4
Paz de la Huerta
I love going to the hair salon. I'm Spanish. I think it's more of a Latina thing to go to the hair salon.
5
Clarissa Pinkola Estes
No Latina woman would be called 'Ms.' - that's an invention of middle-class Anglo women. Latina women are proud to be called 'Mrs.' That simply means that we have a family.
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America Ferrera
I realized how Latina I was, and then also, at the same time, how not Latina enough I was, because I'm born and raised in Los Angeles. I speak Spanish, but I don't speak perfect Spanish, not like a native speaker.
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Becky G
I don't know if it's because I'm Latina or something, but I have no problem speaking my mind.
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Aimee Garcia
It's so exciting to headline a film. It's not every day you see a Latina carrying a full-length feature.
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Charlie Gonzalez
We made history when President Obama appointed Sonia Sotomayor, a proud Latina, the first Hispanic Supreme Court justice. And as the President likes to say, 'Every single one of them wasn't just the best Latino for the job, but the best person for the job.'
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Gabriela Isler
I think the Miss Universe title not only gives me the opportunity to become a role model for Latina girls around the world, but to show that beauty isn't just about the outside.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LATINA»

Discover the use of Latina in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Latina and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Vox Latina:
This is a reissue in paperback of the second edition of Professor Allen's highly successful book on the pronunciation of Latin in Rome in the Golden Age.
William Sidney Allen, 1989
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Latina: Women's Voices from the Borderlands
Includes stories, recollections, letters, and essays on a variety of topics by over thirty contemporary female Latin writers
Lillian Castillo-speed, 1995
3
Performing the US Latina and Latino Borderlands
In this interdisciplinary volume, contributors analyze the expression of Latina/o cultural identity through performance.
Arturo J. Aldama, Chela Sandoval, Peter J. García, 2012
4
Latina Power!: Using 7 Strengths You Already Have to Create ...
In this empowering guide, Dr. Ana Nogales encourages Latinas to move beyond their expected roles and become the women they wish to be by embracing the seven traits they inherit naturally from their Latino culture: Espíritu Creativo ...
Ana Nogales, 2007
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A Reader in Latina Feminist Theology: Religion and Justice
Our task as Latina scholars is not to give up reason or neglect skill development in favor of social justice, but to demonstrate that how we think counts as reason. How we think arises from our plural practices and lived experiences. We want to  ...
María Pilar Aquino, Daisy L. Machado, Jeanette Rodríguez, 2010
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Cuisine À Latina: Fresh Tastes and a World of Flavors from ...
Offering an innovative twist on Latin cuisine, the chef-owner of Miami's Michy's restaurant presents her interpretation of traditional Latin dishes that blend her own Argentine heritage, the global influences of Miami, and her French ...
Michelle Bernstein, Andrew Friedman, 2008
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Women Warriors of the Afro-Latina Diaspora
Hers is one of eleven essays and four poems included in this volume in which Latina women of African descent share their stories.
Marta Moreno Vega, Marinieves Alba, Yvette Modestin, 2012
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Hijas Americanas: Beauty, Body Image, and Growing Up Latina
The women profiled in this book are Caribbean, Mexican, Central American, and South American.
Rosie Molinary, 2007
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Latina Legacies : Identity, Biography, and Community: ...
An extraordinary exploration of Latinas in the United States from the 1800s to the present, this collection of narrative biographies documents the lives of fifteen remarkable individuals who witnessed, defined, defied, and wrote about the ...
Irvine Vicki L. Ruiz Professor of History University of California, Virginia Sanchez Korrol Professor and Chair in the Department of Puerto Rican and Latino Studies Studies Brooklyn College, 2005
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Telling to Live: Latina Feminist Testimonios
" In still other "testimonios", we encounter sexual and physical abuse, discrimination, and workplace mistreatment. These are the stories of women who struggle to "make it in America," often against great odds.
Luz del Alba Acevedo, 2001

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LATINA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Latina is used in the context of the following news items.
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Planned Parenthood's Raíz Carries On Latina Reproductive Rights …
Latina had the opportunity to attend Planned Parenthood's first-ever Raíz conference in June, speaking with Latinas who work on the ground in ... «Latina, Jul 15»
2
Voices: Flaunt Underarm Hair? What? Not Part of 'The Latina
Yes, she's stunning, but what makes her so isn't unique, it's about upholding The Latina Standard which dictates two things: 1. There is never ... «NBCNews.com, Jul 15»
3
Learn The Latest About The Latina Plus Fashion World In This …
Here at PLUS Model Magazine, our goal is to reach ALL of our readers worldwide. We have been receiving many emails and messages asking ... «PLUS Model Magazine, Jul 15»
4
Prensa Latina News Agency - Nicaraguan Ambassador: Opening …
... the Cuban people that has been suffering a blockade imposed by the US governments for more than 50 years, Chevez told the news agency Prensa Latina. «Prensa Latina, Jul 15»
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Prensa Latina News Agency - Cuba, Invited to International Maya …
19 de julio de 2015, 02:33Mexico, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is the guest country to the International Festival of Maya Culture (FICMaya) 2015 to be held in ... «Prensa Latina, Jul 15»
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Latina Entrepreneurs Leading the Way | Ibi Fleming - Huffington Post
As a Latina business executive, I'm proud to say Latinas are leading this charge by starting their own businesses in record numbers. According ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
7
How Being There For My Grandma Was My Duty as a Latina
My relationship with her is my best example of how family and relationships are defined differently, because I'm Ecuadorean and Latina. «POPSUGAR, Jul 15»
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Salma Hayek Says Her Husband Pushed Her to Go Back to Work …
... Beauty · Fitness · Entertainment · Love · Food · Living · Moms · Latina .... Follow POPSUGAR Latina ... POPSUGAR · Latina · Salma Hayek ... «POPSUGAR, Jul 15»
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See All the Style From the Premios Juventud
... Beauty · Fitness · Entertainment · Love · Food · Living · Moms · Latina .... Follow POPSUGAR Latina ... POPSUGAR · Latina · Red Carpet Style ... «POPSUGAR, Jul 15»
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MAC x Selena Is Every Latina's Dream Come True
Every young Latina grew up listening to Selena Quintanilla's music, but most of us also took beauty inspiration from the singer, and that's why ... «POPSUGAR, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Latina [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/latina>. Jun 2019 ».
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