ма

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See also: ма̄ and Ma

Bulgarian[edit]

Interjection[edit]

ма (ma)

  1. (vulgar, pejorative) Placed at the end of a sentence, when directed at a woman, as a strongly offensive intensifier.

Dungan[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Cognate to Standard Mandarin / ()

Noun[edit]

ма (ma)

  1. horse

Etymology 2[edit]

Cognate to Standard Mandarin / ()

Noun[edit]

ма (ma)

  1. mother

Etymology 3[edit]

Cognate to Standard Mandarin / ()

Verb[edit]

ма (ma)

  1. to scold

Komi-Permyak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Permic *mad, from Proto-Finno-Ugric *mete. Borrowed from an Iranian language, compare Ossetian мыд (myd).

Noun[edit]

ма (ma)

  1. honey

Komi-Zyrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Permic *mad, from Proto-Finno-Ugric *mete. Borrowed from an Iranian language, compare Ossetian мыд (myd).

Noun[edit]

ма (ma)

  1. honey

Macedonian[edit]

Interjection[edit]

ма (ma)

  1. (vulgar, pejorative) Placed at the end of an utterance as an offensive intensifier (usually when addressing women)

Ossetian[edit]

Particle[edit]

ма (ma)

  1. (Iron dialect, Difor) prohibitive particle
    ма тӕрсma tærsdon't be afraid

References[edit]

  • Bigulajev, B. B.; Gagkajev, K. Je.; Kulajev, N. X.; Tuajeva, O. N. (1970), “ма”, in Kasajev A. M., editor, Osetinsko-russkij slovarʹ [Ossetian–Russian Dictionary], 3rd edition, Ordzhonikidze: Publishing House “Ir”
  • Taqazty, Fedar (2003), “ма”, in Digoron-urussag ʒurdwat [Digor–Russian Dictionary], Vladikavkaz: Alania
  • Abajev, V. I. (1973), “ma”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ osetinskovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Ossetian Language] (in Russian), volume II, Moscow, Leningrad: USSR Academy of Sciences, page 60f

Udmurt[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Uralic *me.

Pronoun[edit]

ма (ma)

  1. what