meaning of aga

aga meaning in General Dictionary

In Turkey a commander or main officer it really is utilized additionally as a title of respect

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  • subject for a civil or military frontrunner (especially in Turkey)
  • Alt. of Agha

aga meaning in Etymology Dictionary

title of rank, especially in chicken, c.1600, from Turkish agha "main, master, lord," pertaining to East Turk. agha "elder bro."


aga - German to English

cane toad [Bufo marinus, syn.: Rhinella marina]

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  • giant neotropical toad [Bufo marinus, syn.: Rhinella marina]
  • marine toad [Bufo marinus, syn.: Rhinella marina]

aga meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) Alt. of Agha


Sentence Examples with the word aga

Though differing on many points, they agree in thinking (I) that the island of Sphagia is the ancient Sphacteria, Palaeokastro the ancient Coryphasium or Pylos; (2) that in 425 B.C. the lagoon of Osman Aga was navigable and communicated by a navigable channel with the Bay of Navarino; (3) that Thucydides, if the MS. reading is correct, underestimates the length of the island, which he gives as 15 stades instead of 24 (nearly 3 m.), and also the breadth of the southern channel between it and the mainland.

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