The Alternative Armenian Dictionary: աղա

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Entry definition

աղա 〈aġa〉 etymology From Ottoman Turkish آغا 〈ậgẖạ〉. Modern Turkish spelling is ağa. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [ɑˈʁɑ]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (historical) landowner
  2. person belonging to a family of noblemen
  3. person keeping hired worker; rich man
  4. (archaic) an honorific title of address, agha
  5. (archaic, figuratively) a well-to-do person
  6. (archaic, figuratively) a magnanimous person
  7. (pejorative) exploiter, oppressor
  8. (pejorative) someone avoiding work

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