See also: ma'u, MAU, máu, màu, mẫu, and mau-

HawaiianEdit

ParticleEdit

mau

  1. Plural marker of nouns, used after he, determiners, and numerals.
    he mau lio - horses
    kēlā mau hale - those houses
    ko lākou mau kūpuna - their grandparents

VerbEdit

mau

  1. (stative) always, perpetual
  2. (stative) to continue

IndonesianEdit

VerbEdit

mau

  1. to want

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

mau

  1. rōmaji reading of まう

LojbanEdit

CmavoEdit

mau

  1. (sumti tcita: first-place modal of zmadu) exceeded by

Usage notesEdit

  • This rafsi can be used as a suffix of another rafsi in order to form a lujvo which denotes the comparative form (of the other rafsi's gismu).

AntonymsEdit

  • me'a (undercut by)

RafsiEdit

mau

  1. rafsi of zmadu.

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese mao, maao, from Latin malus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mau m (feminine plural maus feminine plural más; comparable)

  1. bad

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit


Rapa NuiEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mau

  1. supreme

Derived termsEdit


SamoanEdit

NounEdit

mau

  1. opinion

TahitianEdit

ParticleEdit

mau

  1. plural marker after a noun; many, much

VerbEdit

mau

  1. hold

Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Tolai banana.

AdjectiveEdit

mau

  1. ripe.

ReferencesEdit

  • SARMENTO, Leila Lauar. Gramática em textos. 2 edition. São Paulo, Brazil: Moderna, 2005.

VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): /mɐw˧˧/
  • (Huế) IPA(key): /mɐw˧˧/
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): /mɐw˧˥/

AdjectiveEdit

mau

  1. fast, quick

AdverbEdit

mau

  1. fast, quickly

SynonymsEdit

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