See also: ма̄ and Ma

BulgarianEdit

InterjectionEdit

ма (ma)

  1. (vulgar, derogatory) Placed at the end of a sentence, when directed at a woman, as a strongly offensive intensifier.

DunganEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Cognate to Standard Mandarin ()

NounEdit

ма (ma)

  1. horse
  2. Ma, surname

Etymology 2Edit

Cognate to Standard Mandarin ()

NounEdit

ма (ma)

  1. mother

Etymology 3Edit

Cognate to Standard Mandarin ()

VerbEdit

ма (ma)

  1. to scold

Komi-PermyakEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a Permic *mad, from Proto-Finno-Ugric *mete. Borrowed from an Iranian language, compare Ossetian мыд (myd).

NounEdit

ма (ma)

  1. honey

Komi-ZyrianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a Permic *mad, from Proto-Finno-Ugric *mete. Borrowed from an Iranian language, compare Ossetian мыд (myd).

NounEdit

ма (ma)

  1. honey

MacedonianEdit

InterjectionEdit

ма (ma)

  1. (vulgar, derogatory) Placed at the end of an utterance as an offensive intensifier (usually when addressing women)

OssetianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Proto-Indo-European *meh₁.

ParticleEdit

ма (ma)

  1. (Iron, Difor) prohibitive particle
    ма тӕрсma tærsdon't be afraid

Further readingEdit

  • Bigulajev, B. B.; Gagkajev, K. Je.; Kulajev, N. X.; Tuajeva, O. N. (1970) , “ма”, in Kasajev A. M., editor, Osetinsko-russkij slovarʹ [Ossetian–Russian Dictionary], 3rd edition, Ordzhonikidze: Publishing House “Ir”
  • Taqazty, Fedar (2003) , “ма”, in Digoron-urussag ʒurdwat [Digor–Russian Dictionary], Vladikavkaz: Alania
  • Abajev, V. I. (1973) , “ma”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ osetinskovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Ossetian Language] (in Russian), volume II, Moscow, Leningrad: USSR Academy of Sciences, page 60f

UdmurtEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Uralic *me.

PronounEdit

ма (ma)

  1. what