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]


Iban[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *muha, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *muqa.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mua/
  • Hyphenation: mu‧a

Noun[edit]

mua

  1. (anatomy) face

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]

Regional variants of mua
North Karelian
(Viena)
mua
South Karelian
(Tver)
mua

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmuɑ̯/
  • Hyphenation: mua

Noun[edit]

mua (genitive muan, partitive muata or muada)

  1. earth
  2. land
  3. soil

Declension[edit]

Viena Karelian declension of mua (type 6/pimie, no gradation)
singular plural
nominative mua muat
genitive muan maijen
partitive muata maita
illative muah maih
inessive muašša maissa
elative muašta maista
adessive mualla mailla
ablative mualta mailta
translative muakši maiksi
essive muana maina
comitative maineh
comitative muatta maitta
Tver Karelian declension of mua (type 6/pimie, no gradation)
singular plural
nominative mua muat
genitive muan main
partitive muada maida
illative muah maih
inessive muašša maissa
elative muašta maista
adessive mualla mailla
ablative mualda mailda
translative muakši maiksi
essive muana maina
comitative muanke mainke
comitative muatta maitta
Possessive forms of mua
1st person muani
2nd person muaš
3rd person muah
*) Possessive forms are very rare for adjectives and only used in substantivised clauses.

References[edit]

  • A. V. Punzhina (1994), “mua”, in Словарь карельского языка (тверские говоры) [Dictionary of the Karelian language (Tver dialects)], →ISBN
  • P. M. Zaykov et al. (2015) Venäjä-Viena Šanakirja [Russian-Viena Karelian Dictionary], →ISBN

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]
Declension of mua (Type 15/suu, no gradation)
singular plural
nominative mua muat
genitive muan mualoin
partitive muadu mualoi
illative muah mualoih
inessive muas mualois
elative muaspäi mualoispäi
allative muale mualoile
adessive mual mualoil
ablative mualpäi mualoilpäi
translative muakse mualoikse
essive muannu mualoinnu
abessive muattah mualoittah
comitative muanke mualoinke
instructive mualoiči
prolative muači

Etymology 2[edit]

Äijy eri mualoi (2).

Related to Veps muja.

Noun[edit]

mua (genitive muan, partitive muadu)

  1. colour
Declension[edit]
Declension of mua (Type 15/suu, no gradation)
singular plural
nominative mua muat
genitive muan mualoin
partitive muadu mualoi
illative muah mualoih
inessive muas mualois
elative muaspäi mualoispäi
allative muale mualoile
adessive mual mualoil
ablative mualpäi mualoilpäi
translative muakse mualoikse
essive muannu mualoinnu
abessive muattah mualoittah
comitative muanke mualoinke
instructive mualoiči
prolative muači

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. Cognates include Finnish maa and Veps ma.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mua

  1. earth
  2. country

Declension[edit]

Declension of mua (Type 1/mua, no gradation)
singular plural
nominative mua muad
genitive muan muaiden
partitive muad muaid
illative muahe muaihe
inessive muas muaiš
elative muaspiä muaišpiä
allative muale muaile
adessive mual muail
ablative mualpiä muailpiä
translative muaks muaikš
essive muan muain
abessive muata muaita
*) the accusative corresponds with either the genitive (sg) or nominative (pl)

References[edit]

  • Miikul Pahomov (2016), “mua”, in Учебный словарь литературного людиковского языка, page 29

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. (pre-2012) alternative form of 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, and sắm, which has originally meaning of "to prepare".

Verb[edit]

mua (𧷸, , , 𡃗)

  1. to buy; to purchase
    Synonyms: tậu, 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)