Maia

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See also: maia and maiʻa

Translingual[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Maia

  1. alternative form of Maja A genus of sea spiders.

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Μαῖα (Maîa).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmeɪ.ə/, /ˈmaɪ.ə/

Proper noun[edit]

Maia

  1. (Greek mythology) Daughter of Atlas and mother of Hermes.
  2. (Roman mythology) The goddess of growth after whom the month May (Latin maius) was named.
  3. A female given name of recent usage.
  4. (astronomy) A star in the constellation Taurus. It is the fourth brightest star in the Pleiades cluster.
  5. (astronomy) Short for 66 Maja, a main belt asteroid.

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Estonian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Maia

  1. A female given name, a traditional vernacular form of Maria / Maarja.
  2. (Greek mythology, Roman mythology) Maia.

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Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Maia

  1. a Portuguese village in Porto district.

Proper noun[edit]

Maia m f

  1. A surname​.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Ancient Greek Μαῖα (Maîa, Maia).

Proper noun[edit]

Maia f

  1. (Greek mythology) Maia (daughter of Atlas and mother of Hermes)