ağa

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See also: aga, Aga, ága, äga, and āgā

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the widespread Turkic آغا

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Noun[edit]

ağa

  1. elder brother
  2. uncle (meaning 1)
  3. uncle(meaning 3) — not always a member of the extended family, but in every case someone who gives you advice and support in different ways
  4. form of address to any man who is elder than you, showing both fondness and respect
    Such words are far more usual in Crimean Tatar than words like sir in English, for example, and they are often hard to translate in any Western European languages

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ottoman Turkish آغا

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ağa (definite accusative ağayı, plural ağalar)

  1. lord, master
  2. chief, boss
  3. landowner

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