mao

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

mao (plural maos)

  1. The ma'oma'o, Gymnomyza samoensis, a large passerine bird native to Samoa.

Anagrams[edit]


Angor[edit]

Noun[edit]

mao

  1. taro

Estonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

mao

  1. genitive singular of madu

Galician[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese mao, from Latin malus.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mao m (feminine singular , masculine plural maos, feminine plural más)

  1. bad
    Antonym: bo
  2. evil; mean
    Antonym: bo

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese mão, from Latin manus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mao f (plural maos)

  1. Alternative form of man

References[edit]

  • mao” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • mao” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • mao” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • mao” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.

Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Verb[edit]

mao

  1. to clear up (e.g. of cloudy weather), alleviate
  2. to fade (e.g. of the color of cloth)
  3. to pass (e.g. of a feeling), go away, cease

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

mao

  1. a type of fish

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Pukui, Mary Kawena; Elbert, Samuel H. (1957) , “mao”, in English–Hawaiian Dictionary. In Nā Puke Wehewehe ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi[1], 2003

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

mao

  1. Rōmaji transcription of まお

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

mao

  1. Nonstandard spelling of māo.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of máo.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of mǎo.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of mào.

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Swedish[edit]

Phrase[edit]

mao

  1. Initialism of med andra ord (in other words).

Anagrams[edit]


Yami[edit]

Noun[edit]

mao

  1. rock