English edit

Etymology edit

Chinese surname with several origins:

As a German surname, variant of May.

Proper noun edit

Mai

  1. A female given name, a rare spelling variant of Mae/May, or borrowed from Scandinavia, with the same ultimate origin.
  2. A surname from Chinese of Chinese or German origin.

Anagrams edit

Bavarian edit

Etymology 1 edit

Cognate with German Maul.

Alternative forms edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /mai̯/ (West Central)

Noun edit

Mai n

  1. mouth

Etymology 2 edit

Cognate with German Mai.

Proper noun edit

Mai

  1. May

Danish edit

Proper noun edit

Mai

  1. a female given name, variant of Maj

Estonian edit

Etymology edit

Short form of Maia, from Maarja / Maria; also associated with the month mai (May).

Proper noun edit

Mai

  1. a female given name

Ewe edit

Proper noun edit

Mai

  1. May (month)

Related terms edit

Friulian edit

Etymology edit

From Latin maius.

Noun edit

Mai

  1. May

German edit

Etymology edit

From Middle High German meie, from Old High German meio, from Latin (mensis) Maius, the Italic goddess of growth.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /maɪ/
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  • Rhymes: -aɪ̯

Noun edit

Mai m (strong, genitive Mais or Mai, plural Maie)

  1. May (month)

Declension edit

Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

  • Estonian: mai

See also edit

Further reading edit

  • Mai” in Duden online
  • Mai” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Japanese edit

Romanization edit

Mai

  1. Rōmaji transcription of まい

Latin edit

Proper noun edit

Maī

  1. genitive/vocative singular of Maius

Norwegian edit

Proper noun edit

Mai

  1. a female given name, short for Maja, Maria, or from the month

Vietnamese edit

Etymology edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

Pronunciation edit

Proper noun edit

Mai

  1. a surname from Chinese
  2. a female given name from Chinese

Welsh edit

Etymology edit

From Middle Welsh Mey, from Latin Maius.

Pronunciation edit

Proper noun edit

Mai m

  1. May

Synonyms edit

See also edit

Mutation edit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
Mai Fai unchanged unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.