muga

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See also: MUGA and mūga

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Assamese মুগা (muga).

Noun[edit]

muga (uncountable)

  1. A type of wild silk found in Assam.
    • 2005, Brenda M King, Silk and Empire, p. 71:
      Muga (from the Antheroea Assama moth) silk was produced in Assam; the muga silkworm fed on a tree known as champa.
    • 2011, Deepika Phukan, translating Arupa Patangia Kalita, The Story of Felanee:
      She was wearing a mauve blouse, a matching mauve bordered sador and a plain muga mekhela.

Anagrams[edit]


Basque[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

muga inan

  1. limit, border, frontier
    Euskal Herriko mugathe border of the Basque Country
  2. moment, time

Declension[edit]

Declension of muga (inanimate, ending in -a)
indefinite singular plural
absolutive muga muga mugak
ergative mugak mugak mugek
dative mugari mugari mugei
genitive mugaren mugaren mugen
comitative mugarekin mugarekin mugekin
causative mugarengatik mugarengatik mugengatik
benefactive mugarentzat mugarentzat mugentzat
instrumental mugaz mugaz mugez
inessive mugatan mugan mugetan
locative mugatako mugako mugetako
allative mugatara mugara mugetara
terminative mugataraino mugaraino mugetaraino
directive mugatarantz mugarantz mugetarantz
destinative mugatarako mugarako mugetarako
ablative mugatatik mugatik mugetatik
partitive mugarik
prolative mugatzat

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Spanish: muga

Further reading[edit]

  • "muga" in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia [Dictionary of the Basque Academy], euskaltzaindia.eus
  • muga” in Orotariko Euskal Hiztegia [General Basque Dictionary], euskaltzaindia.eus

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English mug.

Noun[edit]

muga m (genitive singular muga, nominative plural mugaí)

  1. mug (large cup)

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

muga

  1. Rōmaji transcription of むが

Karelian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *muka.

Adverb[edit]

muga

  1. so

Ludian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *muka. Cognates include Finnish muka.

Adverb[edit]

muga

  1. so

Maia[edit]

Noun[edit]

muga

  1. bird

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

muga f (definite singular muga, indefinite plural muger or mugor, definite plural mugene or mugone)

  1. (pre-2012) alternative form of muge
  2. definite singular of muge

Verb[edit]

muga (present tense mugar, past tense muga, past participle muga, passive infinitive mugast, present participle mugande, imperative muga/mug)

  1. Alternative form of muge

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Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *mūgô, from Proto-Indo-European *muk- (heap), similar to Ancient Greek μύκων (múkōn, pile).

Akin to Old Norse múgi (swathe, crowd), múgr (crowd, mob) (Norwegian muge (pile, heap), Faroese múgva/múgvi (crowd)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmuː.ɡɑ/, [ˈmuː.ɣɑ]

Noun[edit]

mūga m (nominative plural mūgan)

  1. stack (of hay, grain etc.)

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Old Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *magan.

Compare Old Saxon and Old Dutch mugan, Old English magan, Old High German mugan, Old Norse mega, Gothic 𐌼𐌰𐌲𐌰𐌽 (magan).

Verb[edit]

muga

  1. may

Descendants[edit]

  • North Frisian:
    Föhr-Amrum: mei
    Mooring: mooge
  • Saterland Frisian: muuge
  • West Frisian: meie

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English mug.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

muga m (plural mugaichean)

  1. mug (large cup)

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
muga mhuga
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Basque muga (border).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmuɡa/, [ˈmu.ɣ̞a]

Noun[edit]

muga f (plural mugas)

  1. limit, border
  2. milestone

Further reading[edit]


Veps[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *muka. Cognates include Finnish muka.

Adverb[edit]

muga

  1. so

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

muga

  1. genitive singular of mug