See also: augustā and augusta

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EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

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

Proper nounEdit

Augusta

  1. A female given name.
    • 1993, Margaret Atwood, Robber Bride, Virago Press (2013), ISBN 9781853817229, 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. The capital city of the state of Maine in the United States of America.
  3. A city in Arkansas
  4. A city in east central Georgia, USA also see Disgusta.
  5. A village in Illinois
  6. A city in Kansas
  7. A city in Kentucky
  8. A village in Michigan
  9. A city in Missouri
  10. A census-designated place in Montana
  11. A town in New York
  12. A township in Ontario
  13. A town in Sicily
  14. A town in Western Australia
  15. A city in Wisconsin
  16. A male given name

TranslationsEdit


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 of Latin origin.

ItalianEdit

Proper nounEdit

 
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Augusta ?

  1. Augsburg
  2. A female given name

Derived termsEdit


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Feminine form of Augustus.

Proper nounEdit

Augusta f ‎(genitive Augustae); first declension

  1. An honorific title given to the wives of Roman Emperors
  2. (geography) The name of a town, such as Augusta Taurinorum (modern day Turin) or Augusta Vindelicorum (modern day Augsburg)

InflectionEdit

The dative is also found as Augustal. First declension.

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


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 of America)

SwedishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Augusta

  1. A female given name of Latin origin.