• What is nona?

    Anna Mikhailova
    Anna Mikhailova
    May 16, 2015
    What is nona?

    In any language there are words that have not one, but several meanings. Without knowing them, you can be trapped, so you should constantly expand your horizons. In this article we will talk about what is nona.

    This word has several completely different meanings.


    "Nona" - the name of the weapon, which is intended to suppress manpower, batteries and rocket launchers. Its later version is called "Nona-S". Shooting from this weapon is conducted by smooth mortar shells.

    Female name

    Nona is a female name. It is of Roman origin, meaning "ninth." It is worth noting that this name in ancient Rome was given only to the representatives of the stronger sex. According to custom, it could be worn exclusively by those who were born ninth in the family. After all, nona in translation from Latin means "the ninth child in the family." In modern society, the name Nona is called girls. Among its famous carriers are Nona Gaprindashvili, who is a Soviet and Georgian chess player and Nona Savina, the most famous Russian player.


    The term "nona" is used in music, it means the ninth step in the scale. After all, literally nona is nine. Also called the interval width of 9 steps of the scale. This term may also mean the ninth note. From this word another was formed - nonet, which means nine-voiced, that is, an essay with 9 votes.

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