mau

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See also: Mau, MAU, máu, màu, mẫu, Mậu, ma'u, and mau-

Barunggam[edit]

Noun[edit]

mau

  1. head

Further reading[edit]


Bourguignon[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin malus.

Adjective[edit]

mau (feminine maule, masculine plural maus, feminine plural maules, comparative peire, superlative peire)

  1. bad

Derived terms[edit]

Antonym[edit]

Synonym[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin male

Adverb[edit]

mau (comparative peis, superlative peis)

  1. bad

Etymology 3[edit]

From Latin malus.

Noun[edit]

mau m (plural maus, antonym bein)

  1. evil

Antonym[edit]


Finnish[edit]

Interjection[edit]

mau

  1. the sound a cat makes; meow

Anagrams[edit]


Hawaiian[edit]

Particle[edit]

mau

  1. Plural marker of nouns, used after he, determiners, and numerals.
    he mau liohorses
    kēlā mau halethose houses
    ko lākou mau kūpunatheir grandparents

Verb[edit]

mau

  1. (stative) always, perpetual
  2. (stative) to continue

Indonesian[edit]

Verb[edit]

mau

  1. to want

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

mau

  1. Rōmaji transcription of まう

Kabuverdianu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese mau.

Adjective[edit]

mau

  1. bad

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese mao, from Latin malus, from Proto-Italic.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal, Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈmaw/
  • (file)
  • Homophone: mal (some accents)
  • Rhymes: -aw

Adjective[edit]

mau (feminine singular , masculine plural maus, feminine plural más, comparable)

  1. bad
    Ele é um mau condutor.He is a bad driver.
    Ela tem maus hábitos.She has bad habits.
  2. evil, wicked
    Caim era mau.Cain was evil.
  3. harmful

Related terms[edit]

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Rapa Nui[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mau

  1. supreme

Derived terms[edit]


Samoan[edit]

Noun[edit]

mau

  1. opinion

Tahitian[edit]

Particle[edit]

mau

  1. plural marker after a noun; many, much

Verb[edit]

mau

  1. hold

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Tolai mau (banana).

Adjective[edit]

mau

  1. ripe.

References[edit]

  • SARMENTO, Leila Lauar. Gramática em textos. 2nd edition. São Paulo, Brazil: Moderna, 2005.

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Muong bau (dense, thick), Chut [Cuối Chăm] [baw¹] and Arem [ubaw] ("thick").

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mau (, , , 𣭻, 𨖧, 𫐿, 𫑋)

  1. fast, quick
  2. (in certain phrases and expressions) dense

Derived terms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

mau (, , , 𣭻, 𨖧, 𫐿, 𫑋)

  1. fast, quickly
    Synonym: nhanh

See also[edit]


Yanomamö[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

mau

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Introducción a la lengua yanomami: morfología (1996), page 104: mau u : agua cln
  • B. Albert, ‎G. Gomez, Saúde Yanomami: um manual etnolingüístico (1997), page 233: māu
  • M. Müller, ‎J. Serowë, ‎B. Manara, Lengua y cultura Yanomami: diccionario ilustrado (2007), pages 175 and 410: maū u; mau u
  • HG 1 [maup], HG 2 [maũ ũ, maaupə] (see also ASJP 1 [maup], ASJP 2 [mau; maup3, using '3' for 'ə'])