A a


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ah-guh]
    • /ˈɑ gə/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ah-guh]
    • /ˈɑ gə/

Definitions of aga word

  • noun aga a title of respect, often used with the title of a senior position 3
  • noun aga a military commander 3
  • noun aga a cooking range and heating system powered by solid fuel, electricity, or gas 3
  • noun aga in some Muslim countries, a title of respect for important officials 3
  • noun aga a title of honor, usually implying respect for age. 1
  • noun aga a general. 1

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Origin of aga

First appearance:

before 1590
One of the 37% oldest English words
First recorded in 1590-1600, aga is from the Turkish word ağa lord

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Aga


aga popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 85% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

aga usage trend in Literature

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