Augusta

See also: augustā and augusta

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin Augusta, feminine of Augustus. The places are mostly named for British royalty.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Augusta

  1. A female given name from Latin.
    • 1993, Margaret Atwood, Robber Bride, Virago Press (2013), →ISBN, page 48:
      August, Charis named her, because that's when she was born. Warm breezes, baby powder, languorous heat, the smell of mown hay. Such a soft name. Too soft for her daughter, who has added an a. Augusta, she is now — a very different resonance. Marble statues, Roman noses, tight-lipped commanding mouths.
  2. A city, the county seat of Woodruff County, Arkansas, United States.
  3. A city, the county seat of Richmond County, in east-central Georgia, United States; also see Disgusta.
  4. A village in Illinois.
  5. A city in Kansas.
  6. A city in Kentucky.
  7. The capital city of Maine, United States and the county seat of Kennebec County.
  8. A village in Michigan.
  9. An unincorporated community in Carver County, Minnesota.
  10. A city in Missouri.
  11. A census-designated place in Montana.
  12. An unincorporated community in Sussex County, New Jersey.
  13. A town in New York.
  14. A township in Ontario.
  15. An unincorporated community in Hampshire County, West Virginia.
  16. A town in Western Australia.
  17. A city in Wisconsin.
  18. A town in Sicily, Italy.
  19. (rare) A habitational surname, from Italian of Italian origin, from the town in Sicily.
  20. (rare) A male given name transferred from the surname or place name.

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TranslationsEdit


CatalanEdit

Proper nounEdit

Augusta m

  1. A female given name

DanishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Augusta

  1. A female given name of Latin origin.

FaroeseEdit

Proper nounEdit

Augusta f

  1. A female given name

Usage notesEdit

Matronymics

  • son of Augusta: Augustuson
  • daughter of Augusta: Augustudóttir

DeclensionEdit

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Augusta
Accusative Augustu
Dative Augustu
Genitive Augustu

GermanEdit

Proper nounEdit

Augusta

  1. A female given name from Latin

ItalianEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /awˈɡu.sta/
  • Rhymes: -usta
  • Hyphenation: Au‧gù‧sta

Proper nounEdit

Augusta ?

  1. Augsburg (a city in Bavaria, Germany)
  2. A female given name

Derived termsEdit


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Feminine form of Augustus.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Augusta f (genitive Augustae); first declension

  1. An honorific title given to the wives of Roman Emperors
  2. (geography) The name of several towns, such as Augusta Praetōria (modern day Aosta), Augusta Taurīnōrum (modern day Turin) or Augusta Vindelicōrum (modern day Augsburg)

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative Augusta Augustae
Genitive Augustae Augustārum
Dative Augustae Augustīs
Accusative Augustam Augustās
Ablative Augustā Augustīs
Vocative Augusta Augustae

ReferencesEdit

  • Augusta in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Augusta in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

PortugueseEdit

Proper nounEdit

Augusta f

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Augusta
  2. Augusta (a city, the state capital of Maine, United States)

SwedishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Augusta c (genitive Augustas)

  1. A female given name of Latin origin.