மா

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Tamil[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Cognate with Malayalam മാ ().

Noun[edit]

மா ()

  1. animal, beast
  2. horse
  3. elephant
  4. stallion, boar, male elephant
  5. (astrology) Leo
  6. bee
  7. swan
  8. mango
  9. calling, call
  10. cloth
  11. nail
  12. bearing with patience

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

மா ()

  1. (Hinduism) Lakshmi
  2. (Hinduism) Saraswati
  3. treasure
  4. a measure of weight
  5. the fraction one twentieth
  6. field
  7. tract of land
  8. dislike, disgust
  9. mirage

Etymology 3[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.). Probably related to மாய்

Noun[edit]

மா ()

  1. flour, meal, dough, powder
  2. dust
  3. afterbirth, secudines

Etymology 4[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.). Probably from Sanskrit माया (māyā).

Noun[edit]

மா ()

  1. beauty
  2. blackness
  3. color
  4. paleness cause by lovesickness

References[edit]

  • University of Madras (1924-1936) , “மா”, in Tamil Lexicon, Madras [Chennai]: Diocesan Press.