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what does bella una mean?

asked 2015-04-15 11:22:01 -0400

jdunn gravatar image

and what language? i read that it could mean beautiful mom in judeo spanish?

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answered 2015-04-17 09:26:19 -0400

kimwright gravatar image

More likely the phrase you ask about is "bella luna". That would mean the beautiful moon.

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answered 2015-04-16 23:19:01 -0400

usagi5886 gravatar image

I don't know about Judeo-Spanish specifically, but it could perhaps mean 'beautiful one' (cf. definition of una). I think it is safe to assume bella means 'beautiful', so it's just really a question of whether una can mean 'mother' in this variety of Spanish.

There is a pretty extensive bibliography of Judeo-Spanish on jewish-languages.org. Perhaps if you track down the dictionaries there from a local library using WorldCat and look up the two words in question, you could get a more complete and accurate answer.

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