mau

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

Hawaiian[edit]

Particle[edit]

mau

  1. Plural marker of nouns, used after he, determiners, and numerals.
    he mau lio - horses
    kēlā mau hale - those houses
    ko lākou mau kūpuna - their 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 reading of まう

Lojban[edit]

Cmavo[edit]

mau

  1. (sumti tcita: first-place modal of zmadu) exceeded by

Usage notes[edit]

  • This rafsi can be used as a suffix of another rafsi in order to form a lujvo which denotes the comparative form (of the other rafsi's gismu).

Antonyms[edit]

  • me'a ‎(undercut by)

Rafsi[edit]

mau

  1. rafsi of zmadu.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese mao, from Latin malus, from Proto-Italic [Term?].

Pronunciation[edit]

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]

See also[edit]


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]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mau

  1. fast, quick

Adverb[edit]

mau

  1. fast, quickly

Synonyms[edit]

See also[edit]


Yanomamö[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • māu / maū
  • maup, maupə

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'])