See also: aira, aíra, and airá

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek αἰρα (aira).

Proper nounEdit

Aira f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Poaceae – the hair grasses, native to Europe, Africa, and western Asia.

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FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Variant of Airi.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑi̯rɑ/, [ˈɑi̯rɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑirɑ
  • Syllabification: Ai‧ra

Proper nounEdit

Aira

  1. A female given name.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of Aira (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative Aira Airat
genitive Airan Airojen
partitive Airaa Airoja
illative Airaan Airoihin
singular plural
nominative Aira Airat
accusative nom. Aira Airat
gen. Airan
genitive Airan Airojen
Airainrare
partitive Airaa Airoja
inessive Airassa Airoissa
elative Airasta Airoista
illative Airaan Airoihin
adessive Airalla Airoilla
ablative Airalta Airoilta
allative Airalle Airoille
essive Airana Airoina
translative Airaksi Airoiksi
instructive Airoin
abessive Airatta Airoitta
comitative Airoineen
Possessive forms of Aira (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person Airani Airamme
2nd person Airasi Airanne
3rd person Airansa

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LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

First recorded as a given name of Latvians in 1934. From airene (ryegrass), from Airisa as a rendering of the English Iris, or a phonetic coinage.

Proper nounEdit

Aira f

  1. A female given name.

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Klāvs Siliņš: Latviešu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, →ISBN
  • [1] Population Register of Latvia: Aira was the only given name of 457 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010.