มะ

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Eastern Lawa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Palaungic *maʔ (mother).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

มะ (maʼ)

  1. mother.

Thai[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemicมะ
m a
RomanizationPaiboon
Royal Institutema
(standard) IPA(key)/maʔ˦˥/(R)

Etymology 1[edit]

From corruption of ไหม (mǎi).

Particle[edit]

มะ ()

  1. (colloquial) question particle.

Etymology 2[edit]

From corruption of หมาก (màak).

Prefix[edit]

มะ ()

  1. first element found in many fruit and plant names.

Urak Lawoi'[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Malay mak (mother).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

มะ (maq)

  1. mother