מאי

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Aramaic[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

מַאי (transliteration needed)

  1. (Jewish Babylonian Aramaic) what, why

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From German Mai, from Latin māius (Maia's month), from Maia, a Roman earth goddess, possibly from Proto-Indo-European *magya (she who is great), from Proto-Indo-European *méǵh₂s (great).

Proper noun[edit]

מַאי (maym

  1. May (fifth month of the Gregorian calendar)
  2. a female given name
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Aramaicמאי⁩.

Pronoun[edit]

מַאי (maym or f

  1. (formal) what

Etymology 3[edit]

Hebrew numbers (edit)
 ←  10 ק׳
100
10
    Cardinal: ⁧מאה(me'á)
    Ordinal: ⁧מאי(me'i)

מֵאָה(me'á, hundred) +‎ ⁧־י(-i, used to form adjectives from nouns).

Adjective[edit]

מֵאִי (me'i) (feminineמֵאִית⁩, masculine pluralמֵאִיִּים⁩, feminine pluralמֵאִיּוֹת⁩)

  1. hundredth

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