Alma

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Acronym [please replace this header][edit]

Alma

  1. (space science) Acronym of Atacama Large Millimetre/submillimetre Array.

Etymology 2[edit]

Usually explained as Latin alma (nourishing, kind). It has also been used as a diminutive of Germanic compound names beginning with the element Amal-, as in Amelia.

Proper noun[edit]

Alma

  1. A female given name, popular in the 19th century.
  2. Places in the U.S., Canada, and several other countries.
  3. (Mormonism) One of two prophets, the Elder and the Younger, and a book in the Book of Mormon.
Quotations[edit]
  • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene: II:ix:18:
    Alma she called was, a virgin bright:
    That had not yet felt Cupides wanton rage,
    Yet was she woo'd of many a gentle knight,
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Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Alma

  1. A female given name, cognate to English Alma.

Faroese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Alma

  1. A female given name

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Alma
Accusative Almu
Dative Almu
Genitive Almu

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Alma

  1. A female given name, cognate to English Alma.

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German[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Alma ? (genitive Almas)

  1. A female given name, cognate to English Alma.

Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First recorded as a given name of Latvians during 1825 - 1850 . From Latin alma, and a contraction of Amālija.

Proper noun[edit]

Alma f

  1. A female given name.

References[edit]

  • Klāvs Siliņš: Latviešu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, ISBN 5-7966-0278-0
  • [1] Population Register of Latvia: Alma was the only given name of 904 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010.

Norwegian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Alma

  1. A female given name, cognate to English Alma.

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Alma

  1. A female given name

Spanish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Alma f

  1. A female given name.

Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Alma

  1. A female given name, cognate to English Alma.