mah

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See also: Mah, mäh, mah-, and mAh

English[edit]

Determiner[edit]

mah

  1. (African-American Vernacular, Southern US) Eye dialect spelling of my.

Particle[edit]

mah (Singlish, Singapore, colloquial)

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    • 1998 April 24, viken, “tcs shows”, in sg.rec.tv, Usenet:
      Singlish is acceptable in Singapore mah
    • 2015 April 17, Jalelah Abu Baker, “What's the difference between 'lah' and 'lor': Poet Gwee Li Sui's take on nuances of Singlish goes viral”, in The Straits Times[1]:
      I dun have mah.
    • 2017 April 30, Kim Hoh, Wong, “It Changed My Life: Migrant worker goes from painting condos to boss of own company”, in The Straits Times[2]:
      "I was already 32, so must get married mah," he says, using the Singlish word often used to express something which is obvious.

Anagrams[edit]


Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Dutch maag.

Noun[edit]

mah (plural, first-person possessive mahku, second-person possessive mahmu, third-person possessive mahnya)

  1. stomach

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: -a

Interjection[edit]

mah

  1. An expression of doubt or uncertainty.
  2. An expression of disapproval or resignation.

Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *mъxъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mȃh m inan

  1. moss (plants of the division Bryophyta)

Inflection[edit]

Masculine inan., hard o-stem, mobile accent, plural in -ôv-
nom. sing. máh
gen. sing. mahú
singular dual plural
nominative máh mahôva mahôvi
accusative máh mahôva mahôve
genitive mahú mahôv mahôv
dative máhu mahôvoma mahôvom
locative máhu mahôvih mahôvih
instrumental máhom mahôvoma mahôvi
Masculine inan., hard o-stem
nom. sing. máh
gen. sing. máha
singular dual plural
nominative máh máha máhi
accusative máh máha máhe
genitive máha máhov máhov
dative máhu máhoma máhom
locative máhu máhih máhih
instrumental máhom máhoma máhi

Unami[edit]

Particle[edit]

mah

  1. past tense marker
    Lòkëwe mah utènink nta.
    Yesterday, I went to town.

References[edit]

  • Rementer, Jim; Pearson, Bruce L. (2005), “mah”, in Leneaux, Grant; Whritenour, Raymond, editors, The Lenape Talking Dictionary, The Lenape Language Preservation Project

Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Onomatopoeic.

Interjection[edit]

mah

  1. The characteristic sound made by a cow or bull.