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GenderFeminine
ScriptsΜαια Ancient Greek მაია Georgian
PronouncedPron.MIE-A Classical Greek
MAY-ə English
MIE-ə English
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Meaning & History

Meaning unknown. In Greek and Roman mythology she was the eldest of the Pleiades, the group of seven stars in the constellation Taurus, who were the daughters of Atlas and Pleione. Her son by Zeus was Hermes.
Other Languages & CulturesMaja Croatian Maja Danish Maya English Maïa French Maja German Maja Norwegian Maja Polish Maja Serbian Maja Slovene Maja Swedish
Same SpellingMaïa, Maia (2), Maia (3)
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Categories

athletes, celestial, consorts of Zeus, dancers, Greek mythology, Jak and Daxter characters, mothers, mythology, Phantasy Star characters, Shadowhunters characters, space, stars
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute