ma'ay

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See also: määy

Iraqw[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Cushitic, from Proto-Afroasiatic *maʔ-. Compare Aasax maʔa, Dahalo maʔa; also Egyptian mw, Hebrew מים(máyim), Classical Syriac ܡܝܐ(mayyā).

Noun[edit]

ma'ay

  1. water

References[edit]

  • "ma'aá" In: Nordbustad, F. (1988). Iraqw grammar.
  • "maʾay" In: Mous, M. (1993). A grammar of Iraqw.
  • "ma'aay" In: Maghway, J.B. (1995). Some salient linguistic features of an Iraqw narrative text.
  • "ma'ay" In: Berger, P. & Kiessling, R. (1998). Iraqw texts.