Other Forms FormsMagina, Majina
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Meaning & History
Of uncertain origin and meaning; theories include a feminine form of Maginus and a corruption of MAXIMA. 'Maxina ou a filla espúrea' (also published under the titles 'Magina ou a filla espúrea' and 'Majina ou a filla espúrea', 1870) by Marcial Valladares is considered the first novel written in the Galician language.