Marija

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First recorded as a given name of Latvians in 1460. From Latin Maria, from Ancient Greek Μαρία (Maria), Μαριάμ (Mariam), ultimately from Hebrew. Cognate to English Mary.

Proper noun[edit]

Marija f

  1. Mary (Biblical figure)
  2. A female given name.
  3. A transliteration of the Russian female given name Мария (Marija), and of Maria and Marie from various languages.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Klāvs Siliņš: Latviesu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, ISBN 5-7966-0278-0
  • [1] Population Register of Latvia: Marija was the only given name of 18 826 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010, including Russian speakers.

Lithuanian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Marija f

  1. Mary (Biblical figure)
  2. A female given name.

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Maria, from Ancient Greek Μαρία (Maria), Μαριάμ (Mariam)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mǎrija/
  • Hyphenation: Ma‧ri‧ja

Proper noun[edit]

Màrija f (Cyrillic spelling Ма̀рија)

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Mary.

Declension[edit]


Slovene[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Maríja f (genitive Maríje)

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

Declension[edit]