madu

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Afar[edit]

Madu.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmʌdu/
  • Hyphenation: ma‧du

Noun[edit]

mádu m (feminine moltá)

  1. male lion

Declension[edit]

Declension of mádu
absolutive mádu
predicative mádu
subjective madí
genitive madí
Postpositioned forms
l-case mádul
k-case máduk
t-case mádut
h-case máduh

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References[edit]

  • E. M. Parker; R. J. Hayward (1985), “madu”, in An Afar-English-French dictionary (with Grammatical Notes in English), University of London, →ISBN
  • Mohamed Hassan Kamil (2015) L’afar: description grammaticale d’une langue couchitique (Djibouti, Erythrée et Ethiopie)[1], Paris: Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (doctoral thesis)

Balinese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

madu

  1. Romanization of ᬫᬵᬤᬸ (to fight)
  2. Romanization of ᬫᬥᬸ (honey)

Estonian[edit]

Estonian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia et
Odapeamadu (Trimeresurus)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *mato, see there for further etymology. Cognates include Finnish mato (worm), Votic mato, Ingrian mado, Livvi mado, Ludian mado and Veps mado.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑd̥u/, [ˈmɑd̥u]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɑdu
  • Hyphenation: ma‧du

Noun[edit]

madu (genitive mao, partitive madu)

  1. snake
    mürgised maodpoisonous snakes
    maona looklev järjekorda winding queue (like a snake)
    Madu nõelas poissi jalga.
    The snake stung the boy's leg.
    Eestis esinevad madudest rästik ja nastik.
    The most common snakes in Estonia are the viper and the grass snake.
  2. (figuratively) a mean, sneaky, deceitful person

Usage notes[edit]

Madu is commonly used for larger, poisonous snakes, whereas smaller snakes, that are native to Estonia, such as a viper or a grass snake are referred to as uss.

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Indonesian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈmadu]
  • Hyphenation: ma‧du

Etymology 1[edit]

From Malay madu, from Sanskrit मधु (mádhu).

Noun[edit]

madu (first-person possessive maduku, second-person possessive madumu, third-person possessive madunya)

  1. honey
  2. (figuratively) sweet substance.

Etymology 2[edit]

Unknown, perhaps as semantic loan from Chinese (honey, mistress).

Noun[edit]

madu (first-person possessive maduku, second-person possessive madumu, third-person possessive madunya)

  1. mistress, the other woman,
    1. in polygyny relation.
    2. (figuratively) in other type of relation.
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Javanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

madu

  1. Romanization of ꦩꦢꦸ.

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit मधु (mádhu).

Noun[edit]

madu (Jawi spelling مادو‎, plural madu-madu, informal 1st possessive maduku, 2nd possessive madumu, 3rd possessive madunya)

  1. honey

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: madu

References[edit]

  • Edi Sedyawati et al. (1994). Kosakata Bahasa Sanskerta dalam Bahasa Melayu Masa Kini. Jakarta, Indonesia: Pusat Pembinaan dan Pengembangan Bahasa Departemen Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Republik Indonesia. Pages 73–74.

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Sundanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

madu

  1. Romanization of ᮙᮓᮥ