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elka

SHORT FORM OF:
elektra
LANGUAGE FAMILY:
indo-european > hellenic > greek
ORIGIN:
greek 
NAME ROOT:
ÊLéKTOR > ÊLéKTRON > ÊLéKTRA
NATIVE NAME ROOT:
ÊLéKTOR (Ἠλέκτορ) ÊLéKTRON (Ἠλέκτρον) ÊLéKTRA (Ἠλέκτρα)
MEANING:
This name derives from the Ancient Greek “êléktor (Ἠλέκτορ) êléktron (Ἠλέκτρον) êléktra (Ἠλέκτρα)”, meaning “amber, shining", "incandescent”. In Greek mythology, Electra was the daughter of King Agamemnon and Queen Clytemnestra, and thus princess of Argos. She and her brother Orestes plotted revenge against their mother Clytemnestra and stepfather Aegisthus for the murder of their father, Agamemnon. Electra is the main character in two Greek tragedies, Electra by Sophocles and Electra by Euripides, and has inspired other works. In psychology, the Electra complex is also named after her. Electra's parents were King Agamemnon and Queen Clytemnestra. Her sisters were Iphigeneia and Chrysothemis, and her brother was Orestes. In the Iliad, Homer is understood to be referring to Electra in mentioning "Laodice" as a daughter of Agamemnon.
KEYWORDS:
GREEK MYTHOLOGY (MINOR FIGURES)

Usage

  • englishenglish

Related names

VARIANTS
english
electra, elektra
PET & SHORT FORM
english
elke, elek, elektrine, ela

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
ancient greek
Êléktra
basque
elektra
belarusian
elektra
breton
elektra
catalan
electra
croatian
elektra
czech
Élektra
danish
electra, elektra
dutch
elektra
esperanto
Elektro
finnish
elettra, electra, elektra
french
Électre
german
elektra
greek
Iléktra
hungarian - magyar
Élektra
icelandic
elektra
italian
elettra, electra
latin
electra
polish
elektra
portuguese
electra
romanian
electra
russian
elektra
serbian
elektra
spanish
electra
swedish
elettra, electra, elektra
ukrainian
elektra

Geographical spread (only living languages)

Popularity & Ranking

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

2
Numerological Values:
2

If a person's name-number is 2, he is considered to be co-operative and highly adaptable to any circumstance in life. 2 is associated with teamwork, mediating and working for the goodness of others. People with the name-number 2 tend to be good friends and are kind, helpful individuals.

Chakra Number:
2: The number of the Sacral Chakra "Swadhisthana"

Orange is the color of your second chakra, which is located bellow the navel. The main energy of this color is creativity and feelings. Explore the color of your sacral chakra in depth and discover the gifts and challenges of orange color.

Color meaning:

The color orange radiates warmth and happiness, combining the physical energy and stimulation of red with the cheerfulness of yellow. Orange relates to 'gut reaction' or our gut instincts, as opposed to the physical reaction of red or the mental reaction of yellow. Orange offers emotional strength in difficult times. It helps us to bounce back from disappointments and despair, assisting in recovery from grief.

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