Ia meaning

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Territory; country.

Australia.

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Things derived from, relating to, or belonging to.

Personalia.

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(place) Iowa.
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Name of a country.

India.

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Name of a disease.

Pneumonia.

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Name of an ancient Greek or Roman festival.

Lupercalia.

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Any of certain words formed in Greek or Latin and carried over into English.

Militia.

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The English plural of any of certain Greek or Latin words.

Paraphernalia.

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(bot.) Generic name of any of certain plants.

Zinnia.

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(zool.) Name of any of certain classes, orders, etc.

Reptilia.

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A taxonomic genus within the family Vespertilionidae — now having only two species of bats.
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Disease; pathological or abnormal condition.

Anoxia.

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Origin of ia

  • for 1, 2, 7 (& sometimes 4), L -ia & Gr -ia < -i-, thematic vowel + -a, noun suffix of 1st declension; for 3, 5, 6 (& sometimes 4), L -ia & Gr -ia, neut. pl. ending of L nouns in -ium & Gr nouns in -ion; -i-, thematic vowel + -a, suffix

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • Latin neuter pl. of -ius and Greek neuter pl. of -ios n. and adj. suffixes

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • New Latin from Latin -ia Greek -iā n. suff

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition