muga

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Assamese.

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.

Basque[edit]

Noun[edit]

muga

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

Declension[edit]



Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English mug.

Noun[edit]

muga m ‎(genitive singular muga, nominative plural mugaí)

  1. mug

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *mūgô. Akin to Old Norse múgi ‎(swathe, crowd), múgr ‎(crowd, mob) (Norwegian muge ‎(pile, heap), Faroese múgva/múgvi ‎(crowd)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mūga m ‎(nominative plural mūgan)

  1. stack (of hay, grain etc.)

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Descendants[edit]


Old Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *maganą, from Proto-Indo-European *magʰ-, *megʰ-. 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
  • West Frisian: meie

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Basque muga

Noun[edit]

  1. limit, border
  2. milestone

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

muga

  1. genitive singular of mug