Alexandra

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἀλεξάνδρα (Alexándra), from ἀλέξω (aléxō, I defend) + άνδρα (ándra), genitive of άνδρας (ándras, man, human). Feminine form of Alexander.

Proper noun[edit]

Alexandra (countable and uncountable, plural Alexandras)

  1. A female given name.
    • 1863 Alfred Tennyson: A Welcome to Alexandra :
      Sea-king's daughter from over the sea, / Alexandra! / Saxon and Norman and Dane are we, / But all of us Danes in our welcome of thee, / Alexandra!
    • 2008 Philip Hensher, The Northern Clemency, Harpercollins, →ISBN, page 588
      'I had a Christmas card from someone calling herself Alex the year before last,' Daniel said. 'I couldn't think who it was.'
      'Oh, yes, she's changed again,' Alice said. 'I never got used to Alexandra, either. It never occurred to me that Sandra was short for Alexandra - anyway, she's Sandra on her birth certificate.'
  2. (astronomy) 54 Alexandra, a main belt asteroid; named for German explorer Alexander von Humboldt.
  3. A town in Central Otago, New Zealand.

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Alexandra, from Ancient Greek Ἀλεξάνδρα (Alexándra), from ἀλέξω (aléxō, I defend) + άνδρα (ándra), genitive of άνδρας (ándras, man, human).

Proper noun[edit]

Alexandra

  1. a female given name, equivalent to English Alexandra
  2. (astronomy) the asteroid 54 Alexandra

Czech[edit]

Czech Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἀλεξάνδρα (Alexándra). Feminine form of Alexandr.

Proper noun[edit]

Alexandra f

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

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἀλεξάνδρα (Alexándra). Feminine form of Alexander.

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Alexandra

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

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἀλεξάνδρα (Alexándra). Feminine form of Alexandre.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a.lɛɡ.zɑ̃.dʁa/, /a.lɛk.sɑ̃.dʁa/
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Proper noun[edit]

Alexandra

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

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἀλεξάνδρα (Alexándra). Feminine form of Alexander.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Alexandra

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

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Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἀλεξάνδρα (Alexándra). Feminine form of Alexander.

Proper noun[edit]

Alexandra

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

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Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Alexandra f

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Alexandra

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Romanian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Alexandra f (genitive/dative Alexandrei, male equivalent Alexandru)

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Alexandra

Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἀλεξάνδρα (Alexándra). Feminine form of Alexander.

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Alexandra f (genitive Alexandry, nominative plural Alexandry) declension pattern žena

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

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Further reading[edit]

  • Alexandra in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἀλεξάνδρα (Alexándra). Feminine form of Alexander.

Proper noun[edit]

Alexandra c (genitive Alexandras)

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

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