The Alternative Persian Dictionary: آقا

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آقا 〈ậqạ〉 {{wikipedia}} etymology From trk. Compare Turkish ağa. pronunciation
  • (IR) [ɒːˈɣɒː]
  • (Dari) [ɒːˈqɒː]
  • Homophones: آغا 〈ậgẖạ〉
noun: {{fa-noun}}
  1. (as a title of respect) Mr., Sir, Lord
  2. sir, gentleman, lord
  3. agha
  4. (informal or misspelled) eunuch
Persian does not have grammatical gender, but in formal writing, is semantically masculine and the homophone آغا 〈ậgẖạ〉 is its feminine counterpart.

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