PRONUNCIATION: (PUHR-suh-nuhl-tee)

MEANING: noun: Personal property: movable property, as contrasted with real estate.

ETYMOLOGY: From Anglo-French personalté, from Latin personalitas, from persona (mask, person), from Etruscan phersu, from Greek prosopa (face, mask). Earliest documented use: 1528.

PERSONALTA - a high muckety-muck of the feminine gender

PERSONASTY - any one of many unpleasant folk

PARSONALTY - things owned by a local church officer