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]

Deviated from original ka (Gheg).

Cognate with :

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]


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

Kimaragang[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

nga

  1. but (although)

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.

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]

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /ˈŋaʔ/

Particle[edit]

ngâ

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

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).

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-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-Sino-Tibetan *s-ŋja. Cognates include Burmese ငါး (nga:) and Tibetan (nya).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ngá

  1. fish

Etymology 3[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

nga

  1. (transitive) to receive
  2. (intransitive) to wait

References[edit]

  • Yashawanta Singh; Lukram Himmat (2013) Zou Phonology[1], Canchipur: Manipur University, page 15