آقا

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Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

آقا (aqa)

  1. (provincial, dialectal) Alternative spelling of آغا (ağa)

Persian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Turkic. Compare Turkish ağa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

آقا (âqâ) (plural آقایان (âqâyân))

  1. (as a title of respect) Mr., Sir, Lord
  2. sir, gentleman, lord
  3. agha
  4. (informal or misspelled) eunuch

Usage notes[edit]

Persian does not have grammatical gender, but in formal writing, آقا (âqâ, sir) is semantically masculine and the homophone آغا (âğâ) is its feminine counterpart.


Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian آقا (âqâ), from Turkic. Compare Turkish ağa.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

آقا (āqāmHindi spelling आक़ा

  1. Mr.
  2. sir, gentleman
  3. master
  4. owner
  5. lord