[ed-nuh s]

noun Douay Bible.




a female given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “rejuvenation, rebirth.”
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Examples from the Web for ednas

Historical Examples of ednas

  • We've all got Ednas, I suppose, for our imaginations to play about.

    The War in the Air

    Herbert George Wells

  • Ednas mother came and heard our prayers and tucked us into my bed after my papa and mamma went away.

    Carolyn of the Corners

    Ruth Belmore Endicott

  • Ill go up into Ednas flat, then, the weary little girl sighed.

    Carolyn of the Corners

    Ruth Belmore Endicott

Word Origin and History for ednas


fem. proper name, from Greek, from Hebrew ednah "delight" (see Eden). Related to Arabic ghadan "luxury." Among the top 20 names for girls born in the U.S. every year from 1889 to 1917.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper