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GenderFeminine
PronouncedPron.ZHUYS-TEEN French
jus-TEEN English
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Meaning & History

French feminine form of Iustinus (see JUSTIN). This is the name of the heroine in the novel 'Justine' (1791) by the Marquis de Sade.
VariantJustina English
DiminutivesJusty English Stien Dutch
Other Languages & CulturesJustina, Justýna Czech Giustina Italian Iustina, Justina Late Roman Stien Limburgish Justina Lithuanian Justyna Polish Ustinya, Yustina Russian Justína Slovak Justina Slovene
User SubmissionJustīne

Categories

currently out of the US top 1000, feminine forms, literature
Entry updated July 2, 2017