marga

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See also: Marga, mārga, and márga

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit मार्ग (mārga). Doublet of marg.

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Noun[edit]

marga (plural margas)

  1. (South Asia) The canon of established forms of classical music, dance etc., as opposed to modern or regional developments. [from 19th c.]
  2. (Hinduism, yoga) Any of various paths or courses seen as leading to enlightenment. [from 20th c.]
  3. (Buddhism) The noble eightfold path. [from 20th c.]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Jamaican Creole mawga derived from English meagre.

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Noun[edit]

marga (plural margas)

  1. (MLE, vulgar) Someone of undernourished figure.
    • 2018 June 25, K.O. (lyrics and music), “Rolling Round”‎[1], 1:05–1:07:
      Bro said he really don't lack to much
      I reply, can't you see it's a marga
    • 2020 April 14, Russ Millions (lyrics and music), “Playground 2”‎[2], 1:00–1:03:
      Big Russ, not marga
      I still got a crush on Zara

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Balinese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

marga

  1. Romanization of ᬫᬵᬃᬕ.

Estonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

marga

  1. genitive singular of mark

Fula[edit]

Noun[edit]

marga o

  1. store, shop, depot
  2. (historical) an agricultural village, farm, agricultural lands with homes on it

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [marɡa]
  • Hyphenation: mar‧ga

Noun[edit]

marga (first-person possessive margaku, second-person possessive margamu, third-person possessive marganya)

  1. (obsolete) wild animal
  2. surname; family name
  3. (anthropology) clan:
    1. a group of people all descended from a common ancestor, in fact or belief.
      Synonym: klan
    2. specifically, the marga, Batak clan.
  4. (historical) hamlet, a small village or a group of houses, in South Sumatra.
  5. (biology, taxonomy) genus, a rank in the classification of organisms, below family and above species; a taxon at that rank.
    Synonym: genus
  6. (only in compounds) way, road, route, path
    Direktorat Jenderal Bina MargaGeneral Directorate of Road Development
    Jasa MargaRoad Service
    Synonym: jalan

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Javanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

marga

  1. Romanization of ꦩꦂꦒ.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Celtic, probably Gaulish (Pliny). The word has been compared to Irish marla (clay), Breton marg, as well as the placename Margidinum; compare Welsh marian (rocks, pebbles, grit) << Brythonic *marg-, but probably ultimately of Pre-Celtic substrate origin.

Noun[edit]

marga f (genitive margae); first declension

  1. (geology) marl

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative marga margae
Genitive margae margārum
Dative margae margīs
Accusative margam margās
Ablative margā margīs
Vocative marga margae

References[edit]

  • marga”, in Charlton T[homas] Lewis; Charles [Lancaster] Short (1879) [] A New Latin Dictionary [], New York, N.Y.; Cincinnati, Ohio; Chicago, Ill.: American Book Company; Oxford: Clarendon Press.
  • marga in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • Transactions of the Thoroton Society of Nottinghamshire, Volumes 109-110, p. 46
  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “marian”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies
  • An Etymological Dictionary of the German Language/Annotated/Mergel

Old Norse[edit]

Adjective[edit]

marga

  1. inflection of margr:
    1. strong feminine accusative singular
    2. strong masculine accusative plural
    3. weak feminine nominative singular
    4. weak masculine accusative/dative/genitive singular
    5. weak neuter singular

Noun[edit]

marga

  1. accusative/genitive plural of margr

Oromo[edit]

Noun[edit]

marga

  1. grass

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmar.ɡa/
  • Rhymes: -arɡa
  • Syllabification: mar‧ga

Verb[edit]

marga

  1. third-person singular present indicative of margać

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin marga, from Celtic/Gaulish.

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Noun[edit]

marga f (plural margas)

  1. (geology) marl (lime-rich mud)

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin marga, from Celtic/Gaulish.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmaɾɡa/, [ˈmaɾ.ɣ̞a]
  • Hyphenation: mar‧ga

Noun[edit]

marga f (plural margas)

  1. (geology) marl

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