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See also: uma, UMA, UMa, and Uma



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Cognate with Finnish -ua.


-uma ‎(da-infinitive -uda)

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From Proto-Germanic *-umô, from Proto-Indo-European *-mno, *-mo



  1. used to form the superlative of Old English adjectives
    medema, meduma ‎(midway in size, midmost)
    hindema ‎(hindmost, last)
    forma "first, earliest"
  2. used in combination with other superlative endings
    furmesta ‎(foremost)
    æftemest ‎(aftermost)
    ēastemest ‎(easternmost)