maia

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See also: Maia and maiʻa

Portuguese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From maio.

Noun[edit]

maia f (plural maias)

  1. (botany) Portuguese yellow broom (Cytisus striatus)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish Maya.

Noun[edit]

maia m f (plural maias)

  1. Maya (member of the Maya people)

Noun[edit]

maia m (uncountable)

  1. Yucatec Maya (a language spoken by the Maya people)
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Adjective[edit]

maia m, f (plural maias, comparable)

  1. Mayan (of or relating to the Maya)

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ottoman Turkish [Term?] (Turkish maya), from Borrowing from Persian مایع (mâye').

Noun[edit]

maia f (plural maiele)

  1. leaven
    Synonyms: covoseală, plămadă, plămădeală
  2. yeast (for making bread or wine)
    Synonyms: drojdie

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