Definitions

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  • proper n. A female given name of modern usage.

Etymologies

Phonetic rendering of Аня, Russian informal pet form of Анна (Anna, = Ann). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • One of her mentors, Anya McCoy, 59, sells her original scents under the name Anya's Garden (anyasgarden. com), and runs a Yahoo group devoted to natural perfuming.

    post-gazette.com - News

  • "Telemarketing Telemann" will offer a stronger-than-usual narrative thread embodied in Anya Migdal's performance as a "hapless 'telemarketer trying to sell Telemann's baroque works to hyperactive New Yorkers.

    Peter Christian Hall: The International Street Cannibals' Spicy Chamber Music

  • That portrait now hangs in Anya’s home in Brentwood, California where my grandchildren Maelia and Elijah live, read and play everyday.

    Remembering Rosa Parks

  • In addition, Anya is petite and her outfit isn’t body-baring or sexy.

    Casting Girls as Comic Heroes | PopPolitics.com

  • Introduced last month as the lead character of Marvel’s Amazing Fantasy series, Anya is not only a 15-year-old developing Spidey-abilities, she’s Latina, making her the first Latina superheroine to star in her own comic book at Marvel.

    Casting Girls as Comic Heroes | PopPolitics.com

  • Gina had called Anya down just to see the pictures.

    Sparks

  • It was the single most loving, permanent, ordinary word Anya had ever heard.

    Sparks

  • He can be the goofy yet lovable one with the girlfriend who doesn't fit in, isn't too awfully bright and nobody really likes so it's okay for Spike to make jokes at her expense ... let's call her Anya ... no WAIT, I mean ...

    The "I Told You So!"

  • From what he could tell, every word Anya spoke, she had believed.

    Colors of Chaos

  • Somehow, recalling Anya's smile and the coolness beneath it, Cerryl doubted that.

    The White Order

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  • "Anya" "anya" in Hungarian means: mother

    August 1, 2012