Inga

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See also: inga, ingå, and Iŋgá

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Etymology 1[edit]

Inga vera (Fabaceae)

Of South American origin

Proper noun[edit]

Inga f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Fabaceae—small neotropical, tough-leaved, nitrogen-fixing trees and shrubs, many used as ornamentals.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Inga sparsiciliella (Oecophoridae)

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Proper noun[edit]

Inga f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Oecophoridae—certain of the concealer moths.
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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Inga.

Proper noun[edit]

Inga

  1. A female given name.

Usage notes[edit]

  • More common in Denmark in the form Inge.

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Inga.

Proper noun[edit]

Inga

  1. A female given name.

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Inga.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Inga f

  1. A female given name

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Matronymics [1]

  • son of Inga: Inguson
  • daughter of Inga: Ingudóttir

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Inga
Accusative Ingu
Dative Ingu
Genitive Ingu

German[edit]

German Wikipedia has an article on:

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Proper noun[edit]

Inga

  1. A female given name, a variant of Inge.

Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First recorded as a given name of Latvians in 1827. From Old Norse Inga. Cognate to Danish and Swedish Inga.

Proper noun[edit]

Inga f

  1. A female given name.

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References[edit]

  • Klāvs Siliņš: Latviešu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, ISBN 5-7966-0278-0
  • [2] Population Register of Latvia: Inga was the only given name of 12 588 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010.

Norwegian[edit]

Norwegian Bokmål Wikipedia has an article on:

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Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Inga. First recorded in Norway around 1200.

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Inga

  1. A female given name.

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A short from of female compound names beginning with Ing-, Ingi-, ("the god Ing or Yngvi").

Proper noun[edit]

Inga f

  1. A female given name.

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Slovak[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Inga f

  1. A pet form of the female given name Ingrida.

External links[edit]

  • Ingrida in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Swedish[edit]

Swedish Wikipedia has an article on:

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Inga. Also recorded as a modern diminutive of Ingeborg and Ingrid.

Proper noun[edit]

Inga.

  1. A female given name.

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References[edit]

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, ISBN 91-21-10937-0
  • [3] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, ISBN 9119551622: 33 159 females with the given name Inga living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1920s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.