maha

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See also: MAHA, mahā, and māha

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

maha

  1. (archaic) A kind of monkey; the wanderoo.
    • (Can we date this quote by Richard Lydekker and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      The natives, who designate the latter as the Maha, or Great Wanderu, to distinguish it from the Kala, or Black one []

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Breton[edit]

Verb[edit]

maha

  1. to press

Ese[edit]

Noun[edit]

maha

  1. pig

References[edit]

  • Jim and Judy Parlier Managalasi phonology. 2008 [1963].

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Irregular illative of maa (earth, ground).

Adverb[edit]

maha

  1. down
    Tule maha!
    Come down!
  2. into the ground
    Me panime eile kartulid maha.
    We planted the potatoes yesterday. (lit. "We put the potatoes into the ground yesterday".)
  3. off
    Kütt võttis rebaselt naha maha.
    The hunter skinned the fox. (lit. "The hunter took the skin off of the fox".)

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *maha, borrowed from a Germanic language, compare Proto-Germanic *magô, Swedish mage. Cognates include Karelian maha, Votic maha, Ludian maha.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑhɑ/, [ˈmɑɦɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑhɑ
  • Syllabification: ma‧ha

Noun[edit]

maha

  1. belly

Usage notes[edit]

Maha is often used when talking about both the outer and the inner part and vatsa when talking about the inner, but especially in speech the usage of these words is often very mixed up.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of maha (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative maha mahat
genitive mahan mahojen
partitive mahaa mahoja
illative mahaan mahoihin
singular plural
nominative maha mahat
accusative nom. maha mahat
gen. mahan
genitive mahan mahojen
mahainrare
partitive mahaa mahoja
inessive mahassa mahoissa
elative mahasta mahoista
illative mahaan mahoihin
adessive mahalla mahoilla
ablative mahalta mahoilta
allative mahalle mahoille
essive mahana mahoina
translative mahaksi mahoiksi
instructive mahoin
abessive mahatta mahoitta
comitative mahoineen
Possessive forms of maha (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person mahani mahamme
2nd person mahasi mahanne
3rd person mahansa

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Indonesian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

maha (plural maha-maha)

  1. mighty, great
  2. infinite
  3. sublime

Jaqaru[edit]

Verb[edit]

maha

  1. to go

References[edit]

Martha James Hardman. (1996) Jaqaru: Outline of phonological and morphological structure, page 75.


Karelian[edit]

Noun[edit]

maha

  1. stomach

Malay[edit]

Adjective[edit]

maha (plural maha-maha)

  1. mighty, great
  2. infinite
  3. sublime

Maori[edit]

Noun[edit]

maha

  1. abundance, bounty, majority

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

maha m

  1. religious festival

Declension[edit]

Adjective[edit]

maha

  1. masculine/neuter vocative singular of mahant

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

maha

  1. genitive singular of mah

Tahitian[edit]

Tahitian cardinal numbers
 <  3 4 5  > 
    Cardinal : maha

Numeral[edit]

maha

  1. four
    nā taʻata/tāʻata e mahafour people

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Etymology[edit]

From Old High German mahhōn, from Proto-West Germanic *makōn.

Verb[edit]

maha

  1. (transitive) to do or make
    No bo, wos kon yhy maha?Well then, what can I do?

Conjugation[edit]

maha is a weak verb ending in -a

Present tense: yhy mah

mahst

har / zej / ejs maht

wjyr maha

jyr maht

zej maha

Past tense: yhy maht

mahtst

har / zej / ejs maht

wjyr mahta

jyr maht

zej mahta

Present participle: maha Past participle: gymaht

Further reading[edit]

A GRAMMAR OF WYMYSORYS, Alexander Andrason & Tymoteusz Król, Duke University, Slavic and East European Language Resource Center – SEELRC, 2016