mua

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See also: MUA, mưa, múa, mùa, and mu'a

Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *moN, from Proto-Indo-European *me- (me).

Pronoun[edit]

mua

  1. (to) me

Related terms[edit]


Anuta[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mua

  1. front

Chinese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


Interjection[edit]

mua

  1. (Mainland China, neologism, slang, onomatopoeic) mwah

Fijian[edit]

Noun[edit]

mua

  1. sailor, mariner

Finnish[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

mua

  1. (colloquial) Partitive form of .

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Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

Verb[edit]

mua

  1. third-person singular past historic of muer

Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *mua, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *muqa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mua

  1. (locative noun) before, in front of, first, ahead, forward, in advance, future, front
  2. (locative noun) former, foremost, primary, principal
  3. (locative noun) previously, beforehand
  4. (locative noun) oldest, older sibling
  5. (locative noun) senior branch of a family
  6. (locative noun) leader, senior partner
  7. (locative noun) more than
  8. men’s eating house

Derived terms[edit]


Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Min Nan (môa, “eel”).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈmua̯]
  • Hyphenation: mua

Noun[edit]

mua (first-person possessive muaku, second-person possessive muamu, third-person possessive muanya)

  1. eel.
    Synonym: belut

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish muad (cloud, mist, fumes), possibly from Proto-Celtic *moudo-.

Noun[edit]

mua m (genitive singular mua, nominative plural muanna)

  1. clouded apparition, mysterious figure

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
mua mhua not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]


Karelian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *maa.

Noun[edit]

mua (genitive muan, partitive muada)

  1. earth, ground, land

Livvi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Muadu (1).

From Proto-Finnic *maa. Cognates include Finnish maa and Estonian maa.

Noun[edit]

mua (genitive muan, partitive muadu)

  1. earth
  2. ground, soil
  3. world
  4. country
  5. place, region
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Äijy eri mualoi (2).

Related to Veps muja.

Noun[edit]

mua (genitive muan, partitive muadu)

  1. colour
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Olga Žarinova (2012) Pagizemmo Karjalakse [Let's speak Karelian], St Petersburg, →ISBN, page 10
  • Tatjana Boiko (2019), “mua”, in Suuri Karjal-Venʹalaine Sanakniigu (livvin murreh) [The Big Karelian-Russian dictionary (Livvi dialect)], 2nd edition, →ISBN

Ludian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *maa.

Noun[edit]

mua

  1. earth

Mauwake[edit]

Noun[edit]

mua

  1. man

Further reading[edit]

  • Liisa Berghäll, A grammar of Mauwake (2015, →ISBN
  • Mauwake - English dictionary (2007, SIL)

Niuean[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

mua

  1. 2nd person dual pronoun: you two

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

mua f (definite singular mua, indefinite plural muer or muor, definite plural muene or muone)

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 2012; superseded by mue
  2. definite singular of mue

Old Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin mūla.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mua f

  1. mule (female)

Swahili[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

mua (m-mi class, plural miwa)

  1. Alternative spelling of muwa

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (to seek, SV: vụ) (Haudricourt, 1954); cognate with Muong mua.

The common Vietic word for “to buy” is chác (from Proto-Vietic *caːk), now obsolete and mainly used in compounds. See also tậu, a Tai loanword.

Verb[edit]

mua (𧷸, , , 𡃗)

  1. to buy; to purchase
    Synonym: sắm
    Antonym: bán
  2. to bribe; to square
  3. to bring upon oneself; to court
Derived terms[edit]
Derived terms

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

(classifier cây) mua

  1. melastoma (genus Melastoma)