Associations to the word «Saga»


SAGA, noun. An Old Norse (Icelandic) prose narrative, especially one dealing with family or social histories and legends.
SAGA, noun. Something with the qualities of such a saga; an epic, a long story.
SAGA, proper noun. Saga Prefecture - a prefecture in the Western island, Kyushu, Japan.
SAGA, proper noun. A city in Saga Prefecture, Japan.
SAGA LOUT, noun. (slang) (British) An older unruly tourist on holiday in the Mediterranean area.

Dictionary definition

SAGA, noun. A narrative telling the adventures of a hero or a family; originally (12th to 14th centuries) a story of the families that settled Iceland and their descendants but now any prose narrative that resembles such an account.

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King