ма

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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

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 тӕрс‎ ― ma tærs ― don't be afraid

References[edit]

  • Kasajev A. M., editor (1993), “ма”, in Iron-wyryssag ʒyrdwat [Iron–Russian Dictionary], 4th edition, Vladikavkaz: North-Ossetian Institute of Humanitarian Studies
  • 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