αγία

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Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a.ˈʝi.a/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: α‧γί‧α

Adjective[edit]

αγία (agía)

  1. Nominative, accusative and vocative singular feminine form of άγιος (ágios).

Noun[edit]

αγία (agíaf (plural άγιες, masculine άγιος) (neuter: άγιο)

  1. saint (female)
    Ζει ζωή αγίας.Zei zoḯ agías.She lives a life of a saint.
    1. for names of Saints seeΑγία
  2. (figuratively) with a saint's characteristics (patience, love, piousness)
    Η πεθερά μου είναι μία αγία. Πώς άντεχε το γιο της;
    I petherá mou eínai mía agía. Pós ánteche to gio tis?
    My mother-in-law is a saint. How did she put up with her son?

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