Aida

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See also: aida, Aída, and Aïda

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian Aida, made famous by the opera.

Proper noun[edit]

Aida

  1. A female given name in quiet use since the 1870s.

Translations[edit]


Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Coined name of an imaginary Ethiopian princess in Giuseppe Verdi's opera Aida (1871).

Proper noun[edit]

Aida f

  1. A female given name.
    • 1871 Giuseppe Verdi - Antonio Ghislanzoni, Celeste Aida ( an aria in the opera Aida):
      Celeste Aida, / forma divina, / mistico serto / di luce e fior.
      Heavenly Aida, / divine form, / mystical garland / of light and flowers.