מה

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Hebrew[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

מָה ‎(m f

  1. what
    מה זאת אומרת?‎ ― ma zot oméret? ― What does it mean? [literally What is this saying?]
    מה אתה שואל?‎ ― ma atá sho'el?What [are] you asking?
    מה נשמע?‎ ― ma nishmá? ― How are you? [literally What [is] being heard?]
  2. which

Usage notes[edit]

  • In traditional Hebrew grammar can also be vocalized as מַה() or מֶה(). The vowel is determined by the following word and behaves the same way as the vowel in הַ־().

Interjection[edit]

מָה ‎()

  1. An expression of wonder or amazement.
  2. Response that confirms that the speaker is paying attention (usually said unhappily).

Usage notes[edit]

  • In traditional Hebrew grammar can also be vocalized as מַה() or מֶה(). The vowel is determined by the following word and behaves the same way as the vowel in הַ־().

Anagrams[edit]