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August

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English

Etymology

Early Middle English August(us), re-Latinized from Old English Agustus, from Late Latin Agustus, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] Augustus, the month of Augustus Caesar, literally "Venerable Caesar", possibly from either Old Latin *augos, increase, from Proto-Indo-European base *aug-, to increase; or Latin avis, bird, referring to divination by observing bird flights, singing, feeding or entrails, from Proto-Indo-European *awi-, bird; + Latin garrire, to chatter, from Proto-Indo-European base *gar-/*ger-, to cry, of imitative origin

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Singular
August

Plural
s

August (s)

  1. The eighth month of the Gregorian calendar, following July and preceding September. Abbreviation: Aug or Aug.
  2. A male given name, variant of Augustus borrowed from continental Europe.
  3. A female given name derived from the month (rare modern usage).

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Danish

Proper noun

August

  1. A male given name derived from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:da:Template:lang:la derivations]] Augustus. Feminine form: Augusta.

Ewe

Proper noun

August

  1. August

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German

Pronunciation

Proper noun

August m. [[Category:Template:lang:de proper nouns|August]]

  1. August (the month)
  2. A male given name, cognate to Augustus.

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Norwegian

Proper noun

August

  1. A male given name derived from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:no:Template:lang:la derivations]] Augustus.

Old Prussian

Noun

August

  1. August (the month)

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Swedish

Proper noun

August

  1. A male given name derived from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:sv:Template:lang:la derivations]] Augustus.Feminine form: Augusta

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