Alma

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See also: alma and álma

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Usually explained as Latin alma (nourishing, kind). It has also been used as a short form of Germanic compound names beginning with the element Amal-, as in Amelia.

Proper noun[edit]

Alma

  1. A female given name from Latin, popular in the 19th century.
  2. (Mormonism) One of two prophets, the Elder and the Younger, and a book in the Book of Mormon.
  3. Places in the U.S.:
    1. An unincorporated community in Clarke County, Alabama, United States.
    2. A city in Crawford County, Arkansas, United States.
    3. A ghost town in Santa Clara County, California, United States.
    4. A statutory town in Park County, Colorado, United States.
    5. A city, the county seat of Bacon County, Georgia, United States.
    6. A village in Marion County, Illinois, United States.
    7. A ghost town in Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana, United States.
    8. A small city, the county seat of Wabaunsee County, Kansas, United States.
    9. A city in Gratiot County, Michigan, United States.
    10. A small city in Lafayette County, Missouri, United States.
    11. A small city, the county seat of Harlan County, Nebraska, United States.
    12. An unincorporated community in Catron County, New Mexico, United States.
    13. A town in Allegany County, New York, United States.
    14. An unincorporated community in Ross County, Ohio, United States.
    15. An unincorporated community in Stephens County, Oklahoma, United States.
    16. An unincorporated community in Lane County, Oregon, United States.
    17. A town in Ellis County, Texas, United States.
    18. An unincorporated community in Page County, Virginia, United States.
    19. A small city, the county seat of Buffalo County, Wisconsin, United States.
    20. A town in Buffalo County, Wisconsin, United States.
    21. A town in Jackson County, Wisconsin, United States.
  4. Places in Canada:
    1. A village in Albert County, New Brunswick, Canada.
    2. An unincorporated rural community in Pictou County, Nova Scotia, Canada.
    3. An unincorporated rural community in Wellington County, Ontario, Canada.
    4. A settlement in Prince Edward Island, Canada.
    5. A town in Quebec, Canada.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Alma

  1. (space science) Non-standard capitalisation of ALMA (Acronym of Atacama Large Millimeter Array.)

Anagrams[edit]


Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Alma

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

Faroese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Alma

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Alma

Usage notes[edit]

Matronymics

  • son of Alma: Almuson
  • daughter of Alma: Almudóttir

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Alma
Accusative Almu
Dative Almu
Genitive Almu

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑlmɑ/, [ˈɑlmɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑlmɑ
  • Syllabification: Al‧ma

Proper noun[edit]

Alma

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Alma.
    • 1984 Veronica Pimenoff, Loistava Helena, Tammi, →ISBN, page 44:
      —On tämä vähän hassua kun ei niistä tiedä mitään.
      —Nimet sentään. Jos jonkun nimi on Alma niin sen täytyy olla lihava.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Alma (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative Alma Almat
genitive Alman Almojen
partitive Almaa Almoja
illative Almaan Almoihin
singular plural
nominative Alma Almat
accusative nom. Alma Almat
gen. Alman
genitive Alman Almojen
Almainrare
partitive Almaa Almoja
inessive Almassa Almoissa
elative Almasta Almoista
illative Almaan Almoihin
adessive Almalla Almoilla
ablative Almalta Almoilta
allative Almalle Almoille
essive Almana Almoina
translative Almaksi Almoiksi
instructive Almoin
abessive Almatta Almoitta
comitative Almoineen
Possessive forms of Alma (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person Almani Almamme
2nd person Almasi Almanne
3rd person Almansa

Derived terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


German[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Alma f (genitive Alma)

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

Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First recorded as a given name of Latvians during 1825 - 1850 . From Latin alma, and a contraction of Amālija.

Proper noun[edit]

Alma f

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

References[edit]

  • Klāvs Siliņš: Latviešu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, →ISBN
  • [1] Population Register of Latvia: Alma was the only given name of 904 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010.

Norwegian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Alma

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

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Alma

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Alma

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Alma f

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

Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Alma c (genitive Almas)

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

Anagrams[edit]


Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English Alma.

Proper noun[edit]

Alma

  1. A female given name from English