Vega

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See also: vega and vegà

English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Medieval Latin, from Arabic وَاقِع (wāqiʿ, falling), from the expression النَّسْر الوَاقِع (an-nasr al-wāqiʿ, falling eagle). The active participle وَاقِع (wāqiʿ) derives from the verb َوَقَع (awaqaʿ, fall, drop, tumble, alight, pounce).

Proper noun[edit]

Vega

  1. (astronomy) The brightest star in the constellation Lyra; Alpha (α) Lyrae. It forms one corner of the Summer Triangle.
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Etymology 2[edit]

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From Spanish vega (meadow, fertile lowland), which see for more information.

Proper noun[edit]

Vega (countable and uncountable, plural Vegas)

  1. A surname​.
  2. a small city in Texas, USA, and the county seat of Oldham County.

Noun[edit]

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Vega (plural Vegas)

  1. An automobile that was manufactured by Chevrolet Motor Division of General Motors Corporation from 1970 to 1977.

Anagrams[edit]


Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish Vega, from vega, from Old Spanish vayca, from Old Basque *bai-ko (river plain, water meadow).

Proper noun[edit]

Vega

  1. a surname

Quotations[edit]

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:Vega.


Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic وَاقِع (wāqiʿ, falling), from the expression النَّسْر الوَاقِع (an-nasr al-wāqiʿ, falling eagle).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Vega f

  1. Vega

Norwegian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Vega

  1. A municipality in Nordland, Norway

Spanish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Vega ?

  1. A topographic surname derived from vega (meadow)