See also: vega and vegà

EnglishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Medieval Latin, from Arabic وَاقِع(wāqiʿ, falling), from the expression النَّسْر الوَاقِع(an-nasr al-wāqiʿ, falling eagle). The active participle وَاقِع(wāqiʿ) derives from the verb وَقَعَ(waqaʿa, fall, drop, tumble, alight, pounce).

Proper nounEdit

Vega

  1. (astronomy) The brightest star in the constellation Lyra; Alpha (α) Lyrae. It forms one corner of the Summer Triangle.
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Etymology 2Edit

 
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From Spanish vega (meadow, fertile lowland), which see for more information.

Proper nounEdit

Vega (countable and uncountable, plural Vegas)

  1. A surname​.
  2. A small city, the county seat of Oldham County, Texas, United States.

NounEdit

 
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Vega (plural Vegas)

  1. (historical) An automobile that was manufactured by Chevrolet Motor Division of General Motors Corporation from 1970 to 1977.

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CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish Vega, from vega, from Old Spanish vayca, from Old Basque *bai-ko (river plain, water meadow).

Proper nounEdit

Vega

  1. a surname

QuotationsEdit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:Vega.


ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic وَاقِع(wāqiʿ, falling), from the expression النَّسْر الوَاقِع(an-nasr al-wāqiʿ, falling eagle).

PronunciationEdit

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  • Rhymes: -ɛɡa

Proper nounEdit

Vega f

  1. Vega

NorwegianEdit

Proper nounEdit

Vega

  1. A municipality of Nordland, Norway

SpanishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Vega ?

  1. A topographic surname derived from vega (meadow)