Sofia

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See also: SOFIA and Sofía

English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Bulgarian София (Sofija, Sophie, Sophia), named after the Church of St. Sofia.

Proper noun[edit]

Sofia

  1. The capital city of Bulgaria
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Etymology 2[edit]

A less common spelling, borrowed from continental Europe, of the given name Sophia.

Proper noun[edit]

Sofia

  1. A female given name.

Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Sofia

  1. Sofia (city)
  2. A female given name,cognate to Sophia, variant of Sofie.

Estonian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Sofia

  1. Sofia (city)

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈsofiɑ]
  • Hyphenation: So‧fi‧a

Proper noun[edit]

Sofia

  1. Sofia (city)
  2. A female given name, cognate with English Sophia.
    • 1990 Riitta Vartti, Sun lapsuutes, Gummerus, ISBN 9512634503, page 407:
      —Äiti, minkäs takia mummun nimi on Adalmina ja Sohvi-tätin nimi on Sofia, vaikkei ne oo mitää ruotsinkielisiä?
      —No, ohan meiän vanha sukunimiki S-t-rantperk, vaikkei sitä osaa kukaa ees lausuu oikei. Ennen vanhaa ihmisille pantii sellasia nimiä. Meiän setähä se suomens nimesä ja se on Rantakallio nytte.

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French[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Sofia

  1. Sofia (city)

German[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Sofia ? (genitive Sofias)

  1. Sofia (city)
  2. A female given name, a less common spelling of Sophia.

Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

See Sophia

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Sofia (f)

  1. A female given name, cognate to Sophia.

Etymology 2[edit]

Bulgarian София (Sofija, Sophie, Sophia), named after the Church of St. Sofia.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Sofia (f)

  1. Sofia (city)

Anagrams[edit]


Norwegian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Sofia

  1. Sofia (city)
  2. A female given name, cognate to Sophia, variant of Sofie.

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Sofia f

  1. Sofia (city)

Declension[edit]

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Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Sofia f

  1. Sophia (female given name)

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek origin. First recorded as a given name in Sweden in 1380 as Sophia.

Proper noun[edit]

Sofia

  1. Sofia (city)
  2. A female given name, cognate with English Sophia.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, ISBN 91-21-10937-0
  • [1] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, ISBN 9119551622: 88 488 females with the given name Sofia living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with frequency peaks in the 19th century and in the 1990s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.