Farina

Farina

Farina, from the Italian word for "flour", may refer to:

Food

* Farina (food), cereal meal
* "Farina di granturco" (Italian for "cornmeal"), used to make polenta

People/characters

* Adele Farina, an Australian politician
* Allen "Farina" Hoskins, one of the African-American characters in the "Our Gang" ("Little Rascals") short films of the 1930s
* Amy Farina, an American musician
* Battista "Pinin" Farina, an Italian automobile stylist
* Carlo Farina, an Italian composer and violinist of the Baroque era
* Carolyn Farina, an American actress
* Dennis Farina, an American actor
* Frank Farina, an Australian football player and former manager of the Socceroos
* Gianluca Farina, an Italian competition rower and Olympic champion
* Giovanni Antonio Farina, an Italian bishop
* Giuseppe La Farina, an influential leader of the Italian Risorgimento
* Giuseppe "Nino" Farina, Grand Prix racer and first Formula One World Drivers Champion
* Johann Maria Farina, born in Italy 1685, died in Cologne in 1766, the creator of Eau de Cologne
* Mark Farina, American house music DJ and producer, also known for his Mushroom Jazz series
* Mimi Baez Fariña, sister of Joan Baez, and wife of Richard Fariña, also a folk music performer
* Raffaele Farina, an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church
* Richard Fariña, noted American author and folk music performer, and husband of Mimi Fariña
* Neo & Farina, trance production and DJ duo David Lambie and Tristan Jones
* Salvatore Farina, an Italian novelist
* Stefano Farina, a current Italian football referee
* William Farina, an American essayist and author

Other

* Farina, Illinois, a village in the United States
* Farina, South Australia, a town in Australia
* "Farina" (novel), an 1857 novel by George Meredith
* Farina Gegenueber, the world's oldest fragrance company in Cologne, Germany, who originated the term "Eau de Cologne"
* Farina (Pearls Before Swine), a character in the comic strip "Pearls Before Swine" by Stephan Pastis
* Farina, a fictional pegasus knight from the game "Fire Emblem"


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  • Farina — (lateinisch/italienisch: „Mehl“) ist ein Familienname in Italien und Spanien. Seit etwa 30 Jahren wird dieser Name auch als Vorname, aufgrund seiner Wortbedeutung aber nur in Deutschland und Dänemark verwendet. Bis 1970 weigerten sich deutsche… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Farina — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Farina puede referirse a: Harina Farina Pao Pucafranco , Participante de El Factor X 2005 Farina (Australia) Carlo Farina, violinista y compositor italiano. Dennis Farina, actor estadounidense. Giuseppe Farina,… …   Wikipedia Español

  • FARINA — far molitum est, Graece Α῎λευρον; proprie enim de farre dicitur. At farina hordeacea, Graece Α῎λφιτον, Latinis polenta appellatur, qua de voce infra. Hesych. Α῎λευρα κυρίως τὰ σίτου, ἄλφιτα δὲ τὰ τῶ κριθῶν. Vide de illa Plin. l. 18. c. 9. uti de… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • farina — s.f. [lat. farina, der. di far farro ]. [prodotto della macinazione di cereali, spec. grano, e di legumi; assol., per antonomasia, quella del grano, usata per fare il pane e sim.] ● Espressioni: fig., spacciare (o vendere) semola per farina… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • Farina — Farina, IL U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 558 Housing Units (2000): 267 Land area (2000): 1.439631 sq. miles (3.728628 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.006989 sq. miles (0.018101 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.446620 sq. miles (3.746729 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Farina, IL — U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 558 Housing Units (2000): 267 Land area (2000): 1.439631 sq. miles (3.728628 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.006989 sq. miles (0.018101 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.446620 sq. miles (3.746729 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • farina — farína ž DEFINICIJA reg. brašno ONOMASTIKA pr. (nadimačko): Farína (Primorje, Istra) ETIMOLOGIJA tal. farina ← lat …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Farina [1] — Farina, Stadt in Tunis, s. Porto Farina …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • farina — 1707, from L. farina ground wheat, flour, meal, from far (gen. farris) grits, spelt, a kind of grain (see BARLEY (Cf. barley)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • fariña — sustantivo femenino 1. Origen: Argentina. Harina gruesa de mandioca. Locuciones 1. mala fariña Origen: Argentina. Expresión que supone duda o desconfianza …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

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