nga

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See also: NGA, Nga, ngà, ngâ, ngả, ngã, ngā, ngä, ṅgḁ, and ngă

Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *en-ka and related to the preposition ka (from, out, out of, to). Cognate with Old Church Slavonic къ (, to).[2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

nga (+nominative)

  1. at, from, to
    Jo, unë nuk jam nga Shqipëria.
    No, I am not from Albania.

Synonyms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

nga

  1. whence, where from

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fialuur i voghel Sccyp e ltinisct (Small Dictionary of Albanian and Latin), page 51, by P. Jak Junkut, 1895, Sckoder
  2. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “nga”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, →ISBN, pages 292

Barngarla[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Particle[edit]

nga

  1. yes

References[edit]


Cebuano[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

nga

  1. Expressing substance, composition
    Balay nga bato.
    House of stone.
  2. Expressing possession
    Ako nga balay / Akong balay
    my house

Gamilaraay[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

nga

  1. hey

References[edit]

  • (2003) Gamilaraay Yuwaalaraay Yuwaalayaay Dictionary

Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

nga m

  1. Eclipsed form of ga.

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

nga

  1. Rōmaji transcription of か゚
  2. Rōmaji transcription of カ゚

Khasi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Khasian *ŋa, from a Sino-Tibetan language. Cognate with Pnar nga.

Pronoun[edit]

nga

  1. first person singular personal pronoun: I, me
    Nga ieit ïa phi.I love you.
    U long u paralok jong nga.He is my friend.
    Ïarap ïa nga.Help me.

Kimaragang[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

nga

  1. but (although)

Nga La[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Kuki-Chin *ŋaa, from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *s-ŋja.

Noun[edit]

nga

  1. fish

References[edit]

  • Matu (Chin) Dictionary by Ropna Saruum, Matupi 2007

Pnar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Khasian *ŋa, from a Sino-Tibetan language. Cognate with Khasi nga.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

nga

  1. me

Usage notes[edit]

  • The nominative counterpart is o.

Rawang[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *s-ŋja (fish). Cognate with Burmese ငါး (nga:), Old Chinese (OC *ŋa).

Noun[edit]

nga

  1. fish

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

nga

  1. cattle
Usage notes[edit]

In compound words of both etymologies, nga may become ngv and may also take tone.


San Martín Itunyoso Triqui[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Chicahuaxtla Triqui nga³.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nga

  1. cloud

References[edit]

  • DiCanio, Christian T. (2010), “Itunyoso Trique”, in Journal of the International Phonetic Association, volume 40, issue 2, DOI:10.1017/S0025100310000034, pages 227–238

Singpho[edit]

Noun[edit]

nga

  1. buffalo

References[edit]


Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare ngani.

Pronunciation[edit]

Particle[edit]

ngâ

  1. A particle used to indicate affirmation.
    Tama nga 'to.
    It's indeed correct.

Tedim Chin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Kuki-Chin *ŋaa, from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *s-ŋja.

Noun[edit]

nga

  1. fish

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Kuki-Chin *ŋaa, from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *l/b-ŋa.

Numeral[edit]

nga

  1. five

References[edit]

  • Zomi Ordbog based on the work of D.L. Haokip

Tircul[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

Pyx-nga.svg

  1. 5 (five)

See also[edit]

  • (Pyu digits): Pyx-ńa.svgPyx-tå.svgPyx-hni.svgPyx-ho.svgPyx-plå.svgPyx-nga.svgPyx-tru.svgPyx-kni.svgPyx-hra.svgPyx-tko.svgPyx-sū.svg



Tiruray[edit]

Noun[edit]

nga

  1. child

Venda[edit]

Preposition[edit]

nga

  1. by
  2. at

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from (beautiful). Probably related with 嫦娥 (Cháng'é, “the Chinese goddess of the moon”).

Noun[edit]

nga

  1. (archaic, literary) Only used in tố nga (the moon).
  2. (archaic, literary) Only used in tiên nga (angel; fairy).

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from (goose).

Noun[edit]

nga

  1. Only used in thiên nga (swan).

Anagrams[edit]


Wutunhua[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Mandarin ().

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

nga

  1. me (first-person non-subject pronoun)
    ni nga da-lio.
    You have beaten me.
    (Quoted in Sandman, p. 73)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Erika Sandman (2016) A Grammar of Wutun[1], University of Helsinki (PhD), →ISBN

Yonaguni[edit]

Romanization[edit]

nga

  1. Rōmaji transcription of か゚
  2. Rōmaji transcription of カ゚

Zou[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Zou cardinal numbers
 <  4 5 6  > 
    Cardinal : nga

From Proto-Kuki-Chin *ŋaa, from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *l/b-ŋa. Cognates include Burmese ငါး (nga:) and Tibetan ལྔ (lnga).

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

nga

  1. five

Etymology 2[edit]

Nga (2).

From Proto-Kuki-Chin *ŋaa, from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *s-ŋja. Cognates include Burmese ငါး (nga:) and Tibetan (nya).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ngá

  1. fish

Etymology 3[edit]

From Proto-Kuki-Chin *ŋaʔ, from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *ŋas. Cognates include Mizo ngàh.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ngà

  1. (transitive) to receive

Etymology 4[edit]

From Proto-Kuki-Chin *hŋaak, from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *s-ŋa-k. Cognates include Jingpho nga.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ngà

  1. (intransitive) to wait

References[edit]

  • Lukram Himmat Singh (2013) A Descriptive Grammar of Zou, Canchipur: Manipur University, page 62