mau

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See also: ma'u, MAU, máu, màu, mẫu, and mau-

Hawaiian[edit]

Particle[edit]

mau

  1. Plural marker of nouns, used after he, determiners, and numerals.
    he mau lio - horses
    kēlā mau hale - those houses
    ko lākou mau kūpuna - their grandparents

Verb[edit]

mau

  1. (stative) always, perpetual
  2. (stative) to continue

Indonesian[edit]

Verb[edit]

mau

  1. to want

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

mau

  1. rōmaji reading of まう

Lojban[edit]

Cmavo[edit]

mau

  1. (sumti tcita: first-place modal of zmadu) exceeded by

Usage notes[edit]

  • This rafsi can be used as a suffix of another rafsi in order to form a lujvo which denotes the comparative form (of the other rafsi's gismu).

Antonyms[edit]

  • me'a (undercut by)

Rafsi[edit]

mau

  1. rafsi of zmadu.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese mao, maao, from Latin malus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mau m (feminine plural maus feminine plural más; comparable)

  1. bad

Related terms[edit]

See also[edit]


Rapa Nui[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mau

  1. supreme

Derived terms[edit]


Samoan[edit]

Noun[edit]

mau

  1. opinion

Tahitian[edit]

Particle[edit]

mau

  1. plural marker after a noun; many, much

Verb[edit]

mau

  1. hold

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Tolai mau (banana).

Adjective[edit]

mau

  1. ripe.

References[edit]

  • SARMENTO, Leila Lauar. Gramática em textos. 2 edition. São Paulo, Brazil: Moderna, 2005.

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): /mɐw˧˧/
  • (Huế) IPA(key): /mɐw˧˧/
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): /mɐw˧˥/

Adjective[edit]

mau

  1. fast, quick

Adverb[edit]

mau

  1. fast, quickly

Synonyms[edit]