măi

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Romanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin modo (compare Dalmatian mut), through a reduced form *mo (compare Old Italian or regional Italian mo).

Interjection[edit]

măi

  1. (familiar) hey, used to colloquially address a fellow person usually of equal or lower status, more often between males
  2. (familiar) oh!, oh my!, oho!, hey!, no!, used to express admiration, wonder or surprise

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