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aga

or a·gha

[ ah-guh ]
/ ˈɑ gə /
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noun (in Turkey and other Muslim countries)
a title of honor, usually implying respect for age.
a general.
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Origin of aga

First recorded in 1590–1600, aga is from the Turkish word ağa lord

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British Dictionary definitions for aga (1 of 2)

aga

agha

/ (ˈɑːɡə) /

noun (in the Ottoman Empire)
a title of respect, often used with the title of a senior position
a military commander

Word Origin for aga

C17: Turkish, literally: lord

British Dictionary definitions for aga (2 of 2)

Aga
/ (ˈɑːɡə) /

noun
trademark British a cooking range and heating system powered by solid fuel, electricity, or gas

Word Origin for Aga

C20: from (Svenskaa) A (ktiebolaget) Ga (sackumulator), the original Swedish manufacturer
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