Edgar
noun Etymology: Edgar Allan Poe, regarded as father of the detective story Date: 1947 a statuette awarded annually by a professional organization for notable achievement in mystery-novel writing

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  • Edgar — is a common name from Old English words (meaning rich, happy, prosperous ) + (meaning spear ). Literally meaning prosperity spear . It can refer to several different articles.* King Edgar of England (942 – 975). * King Edgar of Scotland (1074 –… …   Wikipedia

  • Edgar — (auch Edhar) ist ein männlicher Vorname und Familienname. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Herkunft und Bedeutung 2 Namenstag 3 Varianten 4 Bekannte Namensträger …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Edgar — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Edgar es un nombre propio con origen en el inglés antiguo que significa lanza de la prosperidad. Puede hacer referencia a: Personas Edgar Allan Poe, escritor estadounidense; Edgar Degas, pintor impresionista francés; …   Wikipedia Español

  • EDGAR — EDGAR, the Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system, performs automated collection, validation, indexing, acceptance, and forwarding of submissions by companies and others who are required by law to file forms with the U.S.… …   Wikipedia

  • Edgar — Edgar, NE U.S. city in Nebraska Population (2000): 539 Housing Units (2000): 285 Land area (2000): 0.762143 sq. miles (1.973940 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.762143 sq. miles (1.973940 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Edgar — m English (also used in France): from an Old English personal name composed of the elements ēad prosperity, riches, fortune + gār spear. This was the name of an English king and saint, Edgar the Peaceful (d. 975), and of Edgar Atheling… …   First names dictionary

  • Edgar — Ȅdgār DEFINICIJA ONOMASTIKA m. os. ime (svetačkoga podrijetla; ime se širi nakon što je kralj Edgar iz 10. st. proglašen svetim, slavi se 8. srpnja); hip.: Édo, Gáro ETIMOLOGIJA engl. Edgar ← stengl. ēad: blago, sreća + gār: koplje …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Edgar — Edgar1 [ed′gər] n. [OE Eadgar < ead, riches, prosperity, happiness (< Gmc * autha > Goth audags, fortunate, OHG ot, wealth) + gar, a spear: see GORE3] a masculine name: dim. Ed, Ned Edgar2 [ed′gər] n. [after Edgar Allan Poe] any of the… …   English World dictionary

  • Edgar — (angelsächs. Êadgâr, althochd. Ôtkêr), deutscher und engl. Mannesname, soviel wie Besitzer eines glückhaften Speeres; vgl. Ed …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Edgar — Edgar, angelsächs. König, geb. 944, folgte 959 seinem Bruder Eadwig, sorgte mit Dunstan für gute Verwaltung und Rechtspflege, gest. 975 …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • EDGAR — USA The Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system, which is an electronic system implemented by the SEC for the filing and dissemination of documents submitted in electronic format. The process of converting a document into the… …   Law dictionary

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