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

Finnish[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

mua

  1. (colloquial) Partitive form of .

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French[edit]

Verb[edit]

mua

  1. third-person singular past historic of muer

Hawaiian[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

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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.

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Livvi[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *maa.

Noun[edit]

mua (genitive muan, partitive muadu)

  1. earth, ground, land
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Akin to Veps muja.

Noun[edit]

mua

  1. color

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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Old Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin mūla.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mua f

  1. mule (female)

Swahili[edit]

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.

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
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

(classifier cây) mua

  1. melastoma (genus Melastoma)