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, page 71:
      Muga (from the Antheroea Assama moth) silk was produced in Assam; the muga silkworm fed on a tree known as champa.
    • 2011, Arupa Patangia Kalita, translated by Deepika Phukan, 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]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

muga inan

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

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Aragonese: muga
  • 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]

  • Ó Dónaill, Niall (1977), “muga”, in Foclóir Gaeilge–Béarla, Dublin: An Gúm, →ISBN
  • mug”, in New English-Irish Dictionary, Foras na Gaeilge, 2013–2024

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

Anagrams[edit]

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]
  • Rhymes: -uɡa
  • Syllabification: mu‧ga

Noun[edit]

muga f (plural mugas)

  1. limit, border
  2. milestone

Verb[edit]

muga

  1. inflection of mugar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Further reading[edit]

Veps[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Adverb[edit]

muga

  1. so, thus, like that, that way

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

muga

  1. genitive singular of mug