maffia

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian. Perhaps from Italian mafia (spirit of hostility to the law) or from Sicilian mafia (boldness, bravado). See the Wikipedia article for more discussion of the origin of the word.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑ.fi.aː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: maf‧fia

Noun[edit]

maffia f or m (plural maffia's, diminutive maffiaatje n)

  1. mafia

Derived terms[edit]


French[edit]

Noun[edit]

maffia f (plural maffias)

  1. Alternative spelling of mafia

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈmɒfːijɒ]
  • Hyphenation: maf‧fia
  • Rhymes: -jɒ

Noun[edit]

maffia (plural maffiák)

  1. mafia

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative maffia maffiák
accusative maffiát maffiákat
dative maffiának maffiáknak
instrumental maffiával maffiákkal
causal-final maffiáért maffiákért
translative maffiává maffiákká
terminative maffiáig maffiákig
essive-formal maffiaként maffiákként
essive-modal maffiául
inessive maffiában maffiákban
superessive maffián maffiákon
adessive maffiánál maffiáknál
illative maffiába maffiákba
sublative maffiára maffiákra
allative maffiához maffiákhoz
elative maffiából maffiákból
delative maffiáról maffiákról
ablative maffiától maffiáktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
maffiáé maffiáké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
maffiáéi maffiákéi
Possessive forms of maffia
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. maffiám maffiáim
2nd person sing. maffiád maffiáid
3rd person sing. maffiája maffiái
1st person plural maffiánk maffiáink
2nd person plural maffiátok maffiáitok
3rd person plural maffiájuk maffiáik

Further reading[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

maffia m (definite singular maffiaen, indefinite plural maffiaer, definite plural maffiaene)

  1. form removed by a 1987 spelling decision; superseded by mafia

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

maffia m (definite singular maffiaen, indefinite plural maffiaer or maffiaar, definite plural maffiaene or maffiaane)

  1. form removed by a 1987 spelling decision; superseded by mafia