Alexandra

See also: alexandra

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Ἀλεξάνδρα (Alexándra), from ἀλέξω (aléxō, I defend) + ἀνδρ- (andr-), stem of ἀνήρ (anḗr, man). Feminine form of Alexander.

Proper nounEdit

Alexandra (countable and uncountable, plural Alexandras)

  1. A female given name from Ancient Greek.
    • 1863 Alfred Tennyson: A Welcome to Alexandra :
      Sea-king's daughter from over the sea, / Alexandra! / Saxon and Norman and Dane are we, / But all of us Danes in our welcome of thee, / Alexandra!
    • 2008 Philip Hensher, The Northern Clemency, Harpercollins, →ISBN, page 588
      'I had a Christmas card from someone calling herself Alex the year before last,' Daniel said. 'I couldn't think who it was.'
      'Oh, yes, she's changed again,' Alice said. 'I never got used to Alexandra, either. It never occurred to me that Sandra was short for Alexandra - anyway, she's Sandra on her birth certificate.'
  2. (astronomy) 54 Alexandra, a main belt asteroid; named for German explorer Alexander von Humboldt.
  3. A town in Central Otago, New Zealand.

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CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English Alexandra, from Ancient Greek Ἀλεξάνδρα (Alexándra), from ἀλέξω (aléxō, I defend) + ἀνδρ- (andr-), stem of ἀνήρ (anḗr, man).

Proper nounEdit

Alexandra

  1. a female given name from Ancient Greek, equivalent to English Alexandra
  2. (astronomy) the asteroid 54 Alexandra

CzechEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Ἀλεξάνδρα (Alexándra). Feminine form of Alexandr.

PronunciationEdit

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Alexandra f

  1. A female given name from Ancient Greek, equivalent to English Alexandra.

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Ἀλεξάνδρα (Alexándra). Feminine form of Alexander.

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Alexandra

  1. A female given name from Ancient Greek, equivalent to English Alexandra.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Ἀλεξάνδρα (Alexándra). Feminine form of Alexandre.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /a.lɛk.sɑ̃.dʁa/, /a.lɛk.sɑ̃.dʁa/
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Proper nounEdit

Alexandra ?

  1. A female given name from Ancient Greek, equivalent to English Alexandra.

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Ἀλεξάνδρα (Alexándra). Feminine form of Alexander.

PronunciationEdit

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Alexandra

  1. A female given name from Ancient Greek, equivalent to English Alexandra.

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NorwegianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Ἀλεξάνδρα (Alexándra). Feminine form of Alexander.

Proper nounEdit

Alexandra

  1. A female given name from Ancient Greek, equivalent to English Alexandra.

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PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Alexandra f

  1. A female given name from Ancient Greek, equivalent to English Alexandra

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RomanianEdit

Proper nounEdit

Alexandra f (genitive/dative Alexandrei, male equivalent Alexandru)

  1. A female given name from Ancient Greek, equivalent to English Alexandra

SlovakEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Ἀλεξάνδρα (Alexándra). Feminine form of Alexander.

PronunciationEdit

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Alexandra f (genitive Alexandry, nominative plural Alexandry) declension pattern žena

  1. A female given name from Ancient Greek, equivalent to English Alexandra.

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Further readingEdit

  • Alexandra in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Ἀλεξάνδρα (Alexándra). Feminine form of Alexander.

Proper nounEdit

Alexandra c (genitive Alexandras)

  1. A female given name from Ancient Greek, equivalent to English Alexandra.

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