Oma

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See also: oma, OMA, omã, Omã, omā, öma, and -oma

English[edit]

Map including Oma (Wu-ma) (DMA, 1980)

Etymology[edit]

From Tibetan འོ་མ ('o ma).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Oma

  1. A township in Gêrzê, Ngari prefecture, Tibet, China.
    • [1994, Victor Chan, Tibet Handbook[1], Moon Publications, →ISBN, LCCN 93-25186, OCLC 1119739173, page 948:
      Reach Wuma (Öma) in 3-4 hr (90 km) from Gerze.]
    • 2011 March, Zhansheng Ji, J.-X. Yao, Guichun Wu, “Discovery of the Late Jurassic coral fauna in the Tukari Formation at northern Oma Village, Gêrzê County, Tibet, China and its geological significances”, in Research Gate[2]:
      About 33 genus 47 species corals were discovered in the so-called "Xiala Formation(Ft)" in north of Oma Village, Gêrzê County, Tibet.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to Dutch oma.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈoːma/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /ˈɔma/ (chiefly western German)
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Oma f (genitive Omas or Oma, plural Omas)

  1. grandma, granny, nan
  2. any elderly woman

Usage notes[edit]

  • The word is commonly used with a definite article in most parts of central Germany, southern Germany, and Austria: Wo ist die Oma? – “Where is Grandma?” In northern Germany—and generally in writing—no article tends to be used: Wo ist Oma?

Declension[edit]

  • Genitive without preceding article (i.e. when used as a proper noun): Omas

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Further reading[edit]

  • Oma” in Duden online
  • Oma” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache