Georgia

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Location of Georgia

Unclear etymology. Early medieval sources explain Georgia's name by the popularity of Saint George, Georgia's Patron Saint, among Georgians. Later European accounts trace the origin to Latin Georgius, itself derived from Ancient Greek Γεώργιος (Geṓrgios, farmer). Supporters of this explanation relied on classical authors Pliny and Pomponius Mela, who mentioned agricultural tribes called "Georgi", (Pliny, IV.26, VI.14; Mela, De Sita Orb. i.2, &50;) so named to distinguish them from their unsettled and pastoral neighbors.

Some 20th-century scholars have speculated that Georgia could have the same origin as Russian грузи́н (gruzín). This origin is گرج(Gorj), from Middle Persian 𐭥𐭫𐭥𐭰𐭠𐭭‎ pl (Wiruz-ān, Iberians, Georgians). Compare Parthian 𐭅𐭉𐭓𐭔𐭍‎ pl (Wiruž-ān), Middle Persian [Manichaean needed] pl (wrwcʾn), Old Armenian վիր-ք (vir-kʿ).

According to others it should be related to Persian گرگ(gorg, wolf), the country being a “wolfland” since mountainous forests of the north would seem like a forbidding place to ancient Persians.

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Georgia

  1. A country in the South Caucasus region of Europe and Asia, on the coast of the Black Sea.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Map of US highlighting the State of Georgia.

Named for King George II of Great Britain.

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Georgia

  1. A state of the United States.
  2. A transitional serif typeface named after the state, designed by Matthew Carter in 1993.
  3. University of Georgia.
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Etymology 3[edit]

Latinate feminine form of George, from Ancient Greek Γεώργιος (Geṓrgios, farmer).

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Georgia

  1. A female given name from Ancient Greek.
    • 1949 Jessamyn West, Except for Me and Thee, Macmillan (1969), page 9:
      "Georgia?" his mother said. "Why in the world would a mother want to give her daughter such an outlandish name?" "It's no more outlandish than Jesse Griffith." "Why, Jesse G., thee's named for thy two grandfathers." "Georgia's named for a whole state."
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Basque[edit]

Basque Wikipedia has an article on:
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Georgia inan

  1. Georgia (a country in Europe and Asia)
  2. Georgia (a state of the United States)

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Danish[edit]

Danish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English Georgia.

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Georgia (genitive Georgias)

  1. Georgia (a state of the United States)

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  • Not to be confused with Georgien in Danish, which means Georgia the country.

Dutch[edit]

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Georgia n

  1. Georgia (a state of the United States)

Estonian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (country) IPA(key): /ɡ̊eˈorɡ̊iɑ/
  • (US state) IPA(key): /d̥ʒˈoː(r)d̥ʒiɑ/

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Georgia

  1. Georgia (a country in Europe and Asia)
    Synonym: Gruusia
  2. Georgia (a state of the United States)

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Finnish[edit]

Finnish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡeorɡiɑ/, [ˈɡe̞o̞rˌɡiɑ]
  • IPA(key): /ˈdʒoːdʒ(i)ɑ/, [ˈdʒo̞ːdʒ(i)ɑ] (only of US state)
  • Rhymes: -iɑ
  • Syllabification: Ge‧or‧gi‧a

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Georgia

  1. Georgia (a country in Europe and Asia)
  2. Georgia (a state of the United States)

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Inflection of Georgia (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
nominative Georgia
genitive Georgian
partitive Georgiaa
illative Georgiaan
singular plural
nominative Georgia
accusative nom. Georgia
gen. Georgian
genitive Georgian
partitive Georgiaa
inessive Georgiassa
elative Georgiasta
illative Georgiaan
adessive Georgialla
ablative Georgialta
allative Georgialle
essive Georgiana
translative Georgiaksi
instructive
abessive Georgiatta
comitative
Possessive forms of Georgia (type kulkija)
possessor singular plural
1st person Georgiani Georgiamme
2nd person Georgiasi Georgianne
3rd person Georgiansa

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German[edit]

German Wikipedia has an article on:
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Georgia n

  1. Georgia (a state of the United States)

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Italian[edit]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /d͡ʒeˈɔr.d͡ʒa/, [ˈd͡ʒe̯ɔr̺d͡ʒä]
  • Rhymes: -ɔrdʒa
  • Hyphenation: Geòr‧gia

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Georgia f

  1. Georgia (a country in Europe and Asia)
  2. Georgia (a state of the United States)

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Latin[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Geōrgia f sg (genitive Geōrgiae); first declension

  1. (New Latin) Georgia (a country in Europe and Asia)
  2. (New Latin) Georgia (a state of the United States)

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun, with locative, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Geōrgia
Genitive Geōrgiae
Dative Geōrgiae
Accusative Geōrgiam
Ablative Geōrgiā
Vocative Geōrgia
Locative Geōrgiae

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Georgia

  1. Georgia (a country in Europe and Asia)
  2. Georgia (a state of the United States)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
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Georgia

  1. Georgia (a country in Europe and Asia)
  2. Georgia (a state of the United States)

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Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

From English Georgia.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈd͡ʐɔr.d͡ʐja/

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Georgia f

  1. Georgia (a state of the United States)

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Further reading[edit]

  • Georgia in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • Georgia in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian[edit]

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Georgia f

  1. Georgia (a country in Europe and Asia)
  2. Georgia (a state of the United States)

Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Georgia f

  1. Georgia (a country in Europe and Asia)
  2. Georgia (a state of the United States)

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