aiga

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See also: Aiga and áigá

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

aiga (plural aigas)

  1. The Samoan leader of a household.
  2. A type of bus, typically a modified pickup truck, used by private entrepreneurs in American Samoa.

Anagrams[edit]


Karelian[edit]

Regional variants of aiga
North Karelian
(Viena)
aika
South Karelian
(Tver)
aiga

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *aika. Cognates include Finnish aika and Estonian aeg.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑi̯ɡɑ/
  • Hyphenation: ai‧ga

Noun[edit]

aiga (genitive aijan, partitive aigua)

  1. (South Karelian) time

Declension[edit]

Tver Karelian declension of aiga (type 4/kala ig-ij gradation)
singular plural
nominative aiga aijat
genitive aijan aijoin
partitive aigua aigoida
illative aigah aigoih
inessive aijašša aijoissa
elative aijašta aijoista
adessive aijalla aijoilla
ablative aijalda aijoilda
translative aijakši aijoiksi
essive aigana aigoina
comitative aijanke aijoinke
comitative aijatta aijoitta
Possessive forms of aiga
1st person aigani
2nd person aigaš
3rd person aigah
*) Possessive forms are very rare for adjectives and only used in substantivised clauses.

References[edit]

  • A. V. Punzhina (1994), “aiga”, in Словарь карельского языка (тверские говоры) [Dictionary of the Karelian language (Tver dialects)], →ISBN

Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan aigua, aiga, from Latin aqua. Compare Catalan aigua, Spanish agua, Galician auga.

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • (Limousin) IPA(key): /ˈajɡɔ/
  • (Auvergnat) IPA(key): /ˈajɔ/
  • (Vivaro-Alpine) IPA(key): /ˈajɡə/
  • (Marchés) IPA(key): /ˈɛɡ/

Noun[edit]

aiga f (plural aigas)

  1. water (H2O)

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Old Occitan[edit]

Noun[edit]

aiga f (oblique plural aigas, nominative singular aiga, nominative plural aigas)

  1. Alternative form of aigua

Samoan[edit]

Noun[edit]

aiga

  1. relative
  2. family