madu

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Afar[edit]

Mádu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mádu m

  1. lion

References[edit]

  • Mohamed Hassan Kamil (2015) L’afar: description grammaticale d’une langue couchitique (Djibouti, Erythrée et Ethiopie)[1], Paris: Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (doctoral thesis)

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *mato.

Noun[edit]

madu (genitive mao, partitive madu)

  1. snake

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Indonesian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Etymology 1[edit]

From Malay madu, from Sanskrit मधु (mádhu).

Noun[edit]

madu (plural, 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 (plural, 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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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

madū

  1. ablative supine of madeō

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit मधु (mádhu).

Noun[edit]

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

  1. honey

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: madu

Sources[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