[ahn-taw-nee] /ˈɑn tɔˌni/ (Show IPA), or Antonio
[ahn-taw-nyaw] /ɑnˈtɔ nyɔ/ (Show IPA), born 1923, Spanish painter.
a female given name: derived from Antonius. Contemporary Examples In the early days of their courtship, Harold told Antonia, “I am loopy about you: I feel 18.” A Literary Love Affair Norris Church Mailer November 2, 2010 Although Norman was 26 years older than I, Harold and Antonia were the same age, somewhere between the […]
A(ntonia) S. born 1936, English novelist and short-story writer (sister of Margaret Drabble). Contemporary Examples Thor, to the young Byatt, “was the classroom bully raised to the scale of growling thunder and whipping rain.” Must Reads: Wild Abandon, Ramona Ausubel, A.S. Byatt Nicholas Mancusi, Jennifer Miller, Allen Barra March 5, 2012 noun Dame A(ntonia) S(usan). […]
Antonin [ahn-taw-nan] /ɑ̃ tɔˈnɛ̃/ (Show IPA), 1896–1948, French actor, poet, and drama critic. Historical Examples The Artaud butcher had just slaughtered Matthew, the pig, in the shed. Abbe Mouret’s Transgression Emile Zola An Artaud, their ancestor, had come hither and settled like a pariah in this waste. Abbe Mouret’s Transgression Emile Zola He took duty […]
Antonín [ahn-taw-nyeen] /ˈɑn tɔ nyin/ (Show IPA), 1841–1904, Czech composer. Historical Examples He and my husband were playing and singing dvorak’s ‘Spectre’s Bride,’ a work which he had studied with the composer himself. The Best Psychic Stories Various dvorak is a Bohemian, and most of his works are Slavonic in color. How Music Developed W. […]