աղա

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish آغا (ağa, lord, master). Modern Turkish spelling is ağa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

աղա (ała)

  1. (historical) landowner
  2. person belonging to a family of noblemen
  3. person keeping hired workers; rich man
  4. (archaic) an honorific title of address, agha
  5. (archaic, figuratively) a well-to-do person
  6. (archaic, figuratively) a magnanimous person
  7. (pejorative) exploiter, oppressor
  8. (pejorative) someone avoiding work

Declension[edit]