"slender, delicate"

Adina Origin and Meaning

The name Adina is girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "slender, delicate".
Name of an Old Testament soldier that's been also used as a girls' name in modern Israel. An alternate spelling is Adinah. Some mistake Adina and Adinah to be the root of Dinah, but the Biblical name Dinah is borne by a different figure and has a different meaning. You can consider the modern short forms Dena and Dina as stemming from either Adina or Dinah.

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Adina in Pop Culture

  • Adinacharacter in Donizetti's opera L'elisir d'amore (1832)
  • Adina"gentle" in Books of Chronicles of the Hebrew Bible
  • Adina Mosque14th,century mosque in West Bengal, India