mãy

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See also: may, May, mAy, maý, máy, mày, mấy, and mây

Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From madre, from Latin mātrem, accusative singular of māter (mother, matron), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *méh₂tēr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mãy f

  1. (hypocoristic, usually childish) mummy, mother

Synonyms[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

  • Galician: mai, nai
  • Portuguese: mãe
    • Angolar: maa
    • Annobonese: mai, me
    • Guinea-Bissau Creole: mai
    • Indo-Portuguese: mãe, mai
    • Kabuverdianu: mai
    • Malaccan Creole Portuguese: mai
    • Principense: mwin
    • Sãotomense: men

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

mãy f (plural mãys)

  1. Obsolete spelling of mãe