Maia

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See also: maia and maiʻa

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Maia f

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

English[edit]

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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.

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Estonian[edit]

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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]

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Maia

  1. a Portuguese village in Porto district.
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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)