noun (in Turkey and other Muslim countries)
Origin of aga
Examples from the Web for aga
Contemporary Examples of aga
For Aga Malarczyk, 37, one of more than 50,000 Polish citizens living in Scotland, this is a deal breaker.Scots Must Choose Heart or Head
September 18, 2014
The Aga Khan opened the museum in Toronto, as tension rises between Islam and the West.Inside North America’s First Islamic Art Museum
September 16, 2014
“The Internet cannot be forced back into the bottle—nor can market demand,” said Geoff Freeman, AGA president and CEO.Sheldon Adelson’s Republican Roulette: Can Online Gambling Be Banned?
November 20, 2013
Spears in the third model to marry into the Aga Khan family.Kate Upton Named Model of the Year; Alexander McQueen’s London Home for Sale
The Fashion Beast Team
September 3, 2013
Much like the British monarchy, when the current Aga Khan is ready to abdicate his post, he will personally choose a successor.Model Kendra Spears Engaged to a Shi'a Prince
Misty White Sidell
April 30, 2013
Historical Examples of aga
Now, Hamet was the Aga or commander-in-chief of the cavalry.The Pirate City
It was a party of janissaries despatched by the aga, to bring us to him immediately.
Taste it then,” replied the aga, “and then taste the first which you recommended to me.
Stay,” cried the aga, “I do not mean to rob you of your wine.
Your indulgence, my aga,” replied the confectioner; “I will return in one minute.
noun (in the Ottoman Empire)
Word Origin for aga
Word Origin for Aga
title of rank, especially in Turkey, c.1600, from Turkish agha "chief, master, lord," related to East Turk. agha "elder brother."