maj

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See also: Maj, máj, and máj.

Albanian[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From dialectal manj, from Proto-Albanian *mazdnja, deverbative of Proto-Indo-European *mh₂sd- (compare English mast ‘nuts (pig feed)’, Greek μαστός (mastós) ‘breast’), from *meh₂d-;[1] alternatively from *mh̥₂dnje/o,[2] directly from Proto-Indo-European *meh₂d- (compare Latin madere ‘to be wet’, Sanskrit médana- ‘fattening’).

Verb[edit]

maj (first-person singular past tense majta, participle majtur)

  1. To feed oneself.
  2. To fatten.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vladimir Orel, Albanian Etymological Dictionary, s.v. "maj ~ mâj" (Leiden: Brill, 1998), 241.
  2. ^ J.P. Mallory & D.Q. Adams, eds., Encyclopedia of Indo-European Culture, s.v. "wet" (London: Fitzroy-Dearborn, 1997), 639.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin māius.

Noun[edit]

maj m

  1. May

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin māius.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

maj c

  1. May (the fifth month of the Gregorian calendar)

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Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

maj

  1. rafsi of marji.

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

maj m

  1. The month May

Declension[edit]

External links[edit]

  • maj” in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mȁj m (Cyrillic spelling ма̏ј)

  1. May

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Slovene[edit]

Slovene Wikipedia has an article on:

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

máj m inan (genitive mája, nominative plural máji)

  1. May

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

maj c

  1. the month May

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Zay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to Silt'e መዪ (mayi).

Noun[edit]

maj

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Initial SLLE Survey of the Zway Area by Klaus Wedekind and Charlotte Wedekind