maka

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See also: Maka, Māka, māka, mākā, makā, måka, mąka, and mąką

Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *mata, from Proto-Oceanic *mata, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *mata, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *mata, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *mata, from Proto-Austronesian *maCa.

Noun[edit]

maka

  1. (anatomy) eye (organ)
  2. face
  3. bud
  4. beloved one

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian (compare Maori mata, Indonesian mentah, Chamorro mata').

Verb[edit]

maka

  1. (stative) raw (undercooked)

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

maka

  1. indefinite accusative singular of maki
  2. indefinite dative singular of maki
  3. indefinite genitive singular of maki
  4. indefinite accusative plural of maki
  5. indefinite genitive plural of maki

Indonesian[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

maka

  1. so
  2. therefore

Usage notes[edit]

The most often used phrase to mean "therefore" is "maka dari itu".


Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

maka

  1. rōmaji reading of まか

Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

maka m

  1. genitive singular form of maks

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

maka

  1. genitive singular of mak
  2. nominative dual of mak
  3. accusative dual of mak

Pipil[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nahuan *maka. Compare Classical Nahuatl maca ‎(to give)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Izalco) IPA(key): /ˈmaka/
  • (Witzapan) IPA(key): /ˈmaɣa/

Verb[edit]

-maka

  1. (transitive) to give
    Musta nimetzmaka ne seuk tumin.
    Tomorrow I will give you the rest of the money.
  2. (transitive, informal) to punish; to hit
    Kimakak ne tekwani wan kimimiluj.
    She/he hit the jaguar and knocked it down.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (shortened) -ma

Particle[edit]

maka

  1. Negative imperative marker
    Maka shimutalukan kalijtik
    Don't run inside (the house)

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (shortened)

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

maka c

  1. spouse; wife; married woman

Declension[edit]

Inflection of maka
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative maka makan makor makorna
Genitive makas makans makors makornas

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Verb[edit]

maka ‎(present makar, preterite makade, supine makat, imperative maka)

  1. To move (slightly) a big, heavy or otherwise difficult-to-move object.
  2. To move oneself slightly, for example to allow someone else to reach objects behind you.

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