Agatha

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Ἀγαθή (Agathḗ), from Ancient Greek ἀγαθός (agathós, good).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈæɡəθə/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Ag‧a‧tha

Proper noun[edit]

Agatha

  1. A female given name from Ancient Greek.
    • 1991, Anne Tyler, Saint Maybe, Penguin Canada, →ISBN, page 13:
      Agatha was as cloddish as her name - plain and thick, pasty-faced.

Usage notes[edit]

Originally given in honor of a third-century Sicilian martyr. In common use in the Middle Ages, mildly revived in the 19th century, but rare today.

Translations[edit]


Cebuano[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from English Agatha, from Ancient Greek Ἀγαθή (Agathḗ), from ἀγαθός (agathós, good).

Proper noun[edit]

Agatha

  1. a female given name from Ancient Greek, equivalent to English Agatha

Etymology 2[edit]

Ellipses of Donya Agatha.

Noun[edit]

Agatha

  1. a princess; a young girl or woman considered vain, spoiled or selfish; a prima donna
  2. an unfriendly or disparaging way of addressing such woman or girl

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Ancient Greek Ἀγαθή (Agathḗ), from Ancient Greek ἀγαθός (agathós, good). This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌaːˈɣaː.taː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Aga‧tha

Noun[edit]

Agatha f (uncountable)

  1. A female given name from Ancient Greek, equivalent to English Agatha

Derived terms[edit]


German[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Agatha

  1. A female given name from Ancient Greek, equivalent to English Agatha

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Agatha f sg (genitive Agathae); first declension

  1. a city in Gallia Narbonensis, now Agde

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun, with locative, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Agatha
Genitive Agathae
Dative Agathae
Accusative Agatham
Ablative Agathā
Vocative Agatha
Locative Agathae

References[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Agatha f

  1. Alternative spelling of Ágata

Scots[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Agatha

  1. A female given name from Ancient Greek, equivalent to English Agatha

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]


Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English Agatha.

Proper noun[edit]

Agatha

  1. A female given name from English