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AekaEdit

NounEdit

ga

  1. rain

Further readingEdit

  • transnewguinea.org, citing both Wilson (1969) and McElhanon and Voorhoeve (1970)
  • James Farr, Robert Larson, A Selective Word List in Ten Different Binandere Languages
  • Papers in New Guinea Linguistics (1971), issues 8-9, pages 80-81, using a wordlist furnished by Capell

DjambarrpuynguEdit

ConjunctionEdit

ga

  1. and

ReferencesEdit


DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aː
  • IPA(key): /ɣaː/

VerbEdit

ga

  1. first-person singular present indicative of gaan
  2. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of gaan
  3. imperative of gaan

EweEdit

NounEdit

ga

  1. metal
  2. money

FijianEdit

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

ga

  1. but

SynonymsEdit


HiwEdit

NounEdit

ga

  1. kava

Further readingEdit

  • Alexandre François, Pragmatic demotion and clause dependency: On two atypical subordinating strategies in the Lo-Toga and Hiw (Torres, Vanuatu) (2010), in Clause Linking and Clause Hierarchy (edited by Isabelle Bril)

IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Apparently a conflation of Old Irish gath, goth (spear) with the synonymous gae (spear), from Proto-Celtic *gaisos (spear), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰays- (spear). Cognate with Welsh gwayw and Latin gaesum (a Gaulish loanword) as well as Old English gār.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ga m (genitive singular ga or gaoi, nominative plural gathanna or gaoi or gaoithe)

  1. spear (long stick with a sharp tip), dart
  2. dart, sting
  3. ray (beam of light or radiation)
  4. (geometry) radius (line segment between any point on the circumference of a circle and its center; length of this segment)
  5. (medicine) suppository
  6. (fishing) gaff

DeclensionEdit

  • Alternative genitive singular: gaoi
  • Alternative plural forms: gaoi, gaoithe

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
ga gha nga
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

  • "ga" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • gae” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • gath” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • 3 goth” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “ga” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 2nd ed., 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • Entries containing “ga” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “ga” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

ga

  1. Rōmaji transcription of
  2. Rōmaji transcription of

KurdishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Related to Persian گاو(gâv), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷṓw.

NounEdit

ga ?

  1. ox
  2. bull

Lower SorbianEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

ga

  1. when

SynonymsEdit


MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

ga

  1. Nonstandard spelling of .
  2. Nonstandard spelling of .
  3. Nonstandard spelling of .
  4. Nonstandard spelling of .

Usage notesEdit

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

ManxEdit

ConjunctionEdit

ga

  1. though, although
  2. albeit

Middle DutchEdit

Middle EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

ga

  1. (Early Middle English, Northern) Alternative form of gon (to go)

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

ga

  1. simple past of gi

Scottish GaelicEdit

PronounEdit

ga

  1. him, it (direct object)
    Bha sinn ga thuigsinn.We understood it.
  2. her, it (direct object)
    Cha bhi mi ga tachairt.I won't be meeting her.

Usage notesEdit

  • As him/it lenites the following word.
  • As her/it adds the prefix h- to the following word if it begins with a vowel.
    An robh thu ga h-ithe?Did you eat it?

Related termsEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

PronounEdit

ga (Cyrillic spelling га)

  1. of him (clitic genitive singular of ȏn (he))
  2. him (clitic accusative singular of ȏn (he))
  3. of it (clitic genitive singular of òno (it))
  4. it (clitic accusative singular of òno (it))

DeclensionEdit


VenetianEdit

VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from French gare.

NounEdit

ga

  1. train station

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from French gaz (gas), from Dutch gas.

NounEdit

ga

  1. (for a gas stove) "gas"; propane
    bình ga
    a propane tank
  2. (for a lighter) lighter fluid
    Bật lửa này hết ga rồi.
    This lighter's run out of fluid.
See alsoEdit

WelshEdit

VerbEdit

ga

  1. Soft mutation of ca.

WestrobothnianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

ga (preterite gekk or gikk, plural ging, supine gatt or gaije or goi or , imperative gakk, plural gaijen or goien)

  1. (intransitive) to walk
  2. (intransitive, of objects) move, start
  3. (with dill) amount to

Derived termsEdit


ZazakiEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈɡɑ]
  • Hyphenation: ga

EtymologyEdit

Related to Persian گاو (gâv), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷṓw.

NounEdit

ga m

  1. ox
  2. bull
  3. (astronomy, astrology) Taurus

ZhuangEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tai *p.qaːᴬ (leg). Cognate with Thai ขา (kǎa), Northern Thai ᨡᩣ, Lao ຂາ (khā), ᦃᦱ (ẋaa), Shan ၶႃ (khǎa), Ahom 𑜁𑜡 (khaa).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ga (old orthography ga, Sawndip forms 𮛑, , , )

  1. (anatomy) leg
  2. leg (of a chair, table, etc.)

ClassifierEdit

ga (old orthography ga)

  1. quarter of (a butchered four-legged animal)
  2. one of a pair of long, thin objects (shoes, socks, gloves, chopsticks, etc.)