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See also: SOFIA, Sofía, and Sófia

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EnglishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Bulgarian София (Sofija, Sophie, Sophia), named after the Church of St. Sofia.

Proper nounEdit

Sofia

  1. The capital city of Bulgaria
Derived termsEdit
TranslationsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

A less common spelling, borrowed from continental Europe, of the given name Sophia.

Proper nounEdit

Sofia

  1. A female given name
  2. A river, and surrounding region of Madagascar

CatalanEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Sofia f

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Sophia
  2. Sofia (capital city of Bulgaria)

DanishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Sofia

  1. Sofia (city)
  2. A female given name,cognate to Sophia, variant of Sofie.

EstonianEdit

Proper nounEdit

Sofia

  1. Sofia (city)

FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsofiɑ/, [ˈs̠o̞fiɑ]
  • Hyphenation: So‧fi‧a

Proper nounEdit

Sofia

  1. Sofia (city)
  2. A female given name, equivalent to English Sophia
    • 1959 Väinö Linna, Täällä Pohjantähden alla 1 (WSOY 1965), page 181:
      Kehdossa makasi juuri äskettäin pappilassa kasteella ollut tyttö, jonka nimenkin rouva muisti: Elma. Se oli hänen antamansa nimi. Vanhemmat olivat tahtoneet Sofiaa, mutta rouva oli saanut kuin saanutkin tytölle suomalaisperäisen nimen. Tosin vain siksi ettei Anttoo pitänyt asiaa millään tavoin tärkeänä.
    • 1990 Riitta Vartti, Sun lapsuutes, Gummerus, →ISBN, page 407:
      —Äiti, minkäs takia mummun nimi on Adalmina ja Sohvi-tätin nimi on Sofia, vaikkei ne oo mitää ruotsinkielisiä?
      —No, ohan meiän vanha sukunimiki S-t-rantperk, vaikkei sitä osaa kukaa ees lausuu oikei. Ennen vanhaa ihmisille pantii sellasia nimiä. Meiän setähä se suomens nimesä ja se on Rantakallio nytte.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of Sofia (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
nominative Sofia Sofiat
genitive Sofian Sofioiden
Sofioitten
partitive Sofiaa Sofioita
illative Sofiaan Sofioihin
singular plural
nominative Sofia Sofiat
accusative nom. Sofia Sofiat
gen. Sofian
genitive Sofian Sofioiden
Sofioitten
Sofiainrare
partitive Sofiaa Sofioita
inessive Sofiassa Sofioissa
elative Sofiasta Sofioista
illative Sofiaan Sofioihin
adessive Sofialla Sofioilla
ablative Sofialta Sofioilta
allative Sofialle Sofioille
essive Sofiana Sofioina
translative Sofiaksi Sofioiksi
instructive Sofioin
abessive Sofiatta Sofioitta
comitative Sofioineen

Related termsEdit


FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Sofia

  1. Sofia (city)

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

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Proper nounEdit

Sofia f (genitive Sofia or Sofias)

  1. A female given name, a less common spelling of Sophia.

Proper nounEdit

Sofia n (genitive Sofias)

  1. Sofia (capital of Bulgaria)

ItalianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

See Sophia.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Sofia (f)

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Sophia

Etymology 2Edit

Bulgarian София (Sofija, Sophie, Sophia), named after the Church of St. Sofia.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Sofia (f)

  1. Sofia (city)

AnagramsEdit


NorwegianEdit

Proper nounEdit

Sofia

  1. A female given name, cognate to Sophia, variant of Sofie.

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

EtymologyEdit

From Bulgarian София (Sofija), renamed after the Church of St. Sofia in 1376.

Proper nounEdit

Sofia

  1. Sofia (capital of Bulgaria)

Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

EtymologyEdit

From Bulgarian София (Sofija), renamed after the Church of St. Sofia in 1376.

Proper nounEdit

Sofia

  1. Sofia (capital of Bulgaria)

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Sofia f

  1. Sofia (city)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Sofia in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

Proper nounEdit

Sofia f

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Sophia
  2. Alternative form of Sófia

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ancient Greek origin. First recorded as a given name in Sweden in 1380 as Sophia.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Sofia c (genitive Sofias)

  1. Sofia (city)
  2. A female given name, equivalent to English Sophia

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, →ISBN
  • [1] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, →ISBN: 88 488 females with the given name Sofia living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with frequency peaks in the 19th century and in the 1990s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.