nga

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

Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

nga (+nominative)

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

Adverb[edit]

nga

  1. whence where from

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)

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

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Chinese (MC ŋɑ, “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]

From Middle Chinese (MC ŋɑ, “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