Vega

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See also: vega and vegà

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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 وَقَعَ(waqaʿa, fall, drop, tumble, alight, pounce).

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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]

From Spanish vega (meadow, fertile lowland).

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Vega (countable and uncountable, plural Vegas)

  1. A surname, from Spanish​.
  2. A small city, the county seat of Oldham County, Texas, United States.

Noun[edit]

Vega (plural Vegas)

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

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Vega

  1. a surname, from Spanish

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using 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).

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  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛɡa

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Vega f

  1. Vega

Norwegian[edit]

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Vega

  1. A municipality of Nordland, Norway

Spanish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Vega ?

  1. A topographic surname derived from vega (meadow)