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

AnguthimriEdit

NounEdit

ga

  1. (Mpakwithi) mouth

VerbEdit

ga

  1. (transitive, Mpakwithi) to poke
  2. (transitive, Mpakwithi) to peel

ReferencesEdit

  • Terry Crowley, The Mpakwithi dialect of Anguthimri (1981), page 185

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
    ga!go!

EweEdit

NounEdit

ga

  1. metal
  2. money

FijianEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

ga

  1. only

ConjunctionEdit

ga

  1. but

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

ga

  1. duck

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Quiggin, E. C. (1906) A Dialect of Donegal, Cambridge University Press, page 8

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

ga

  1. Rōmaji transcription of
  2. Rōmaji transcription of

KaingangEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ga

  1. earth; land

LombardEdit

AdverbEdit

ga

  1. (Eastern Lombard) there (in the expression of "there be")

SynonymsEdit

PronounEdit

ga m or f

  1. (Eastern Lombard) him; her/it (dative case)
  2. (Eastern Lombard) them (dative case)

SynonymsEdit


Lower SorbianEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

ga

  1. when

SynonymsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Arnošt Muka (1921, 1928), “ga”, in Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow (in German, Russian), St. Petersburg, Prague: ОРЯС РАН, ČAVU; Reprinted (in German)Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag, 2008
  • ga in Manfred Starosta (1999): Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.

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

VerbEdit

  1. inflection of gâen:
    1. first-person singular present indicative
    2. first/third-person singular present subjunctive

Middle EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

ga

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

Northern KurdishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ga ?

  1. ox
  2. bull

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

ga

  1. simple past of gi

PhaluraEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Sanskrit किम् (kim, what? why? (interrogative particle)).

PronunciationEdit

DeterminerEdit

ga (indefinite, Perso-Arabic spelling گہ)

  1. any
  2. what (kind), which

ReferencesEdit

  • Liljegren, Henrik; Haider, Naseem (2011) Palula Vocabulary (FLI Language and Culture Series; 7)‎[1], Islamabad, Pakistan: Forum for Language Initiatives, →ISBN
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “[2]”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press

Etymology 2Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

ga (indefinite, Perso-Arabic spelling گہ)

  1. what
  2. that

ReferencesEdit

  • Liljegren, Henrik; Haider, Naseem (2011) Palula Vocabulary (FLI Language and Culture Series; 7)‎[3], Islamabad, Pakistan: Forum for Language Initiatives, →ISBN

Etymology 3Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

ga (conjunction, Perso-Arabic spelling گہ)

  1. Complementizer/relativizer
  2. that
  3. which
  4. who
  5. where

ReferencesEdit

  • Liljegren, Henrik; Haider, Naseem (2011) Palula Vocabulary (FLI Language and Culture Series; 7)‎[4], Islamabad, Pakistan: Forum for Language Initiatives, →ISBN

Etymology 4Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

PronunciationEdit

ParticleEdit

ga (modal, Perso-Arabic spelling گہ)

  1. Marker of inferred, assumed or presumed knowledge

ReferencesEdit

  • Liljegren, Henrik; Haider, Naseem (2011) Palula Vocabulary (FLI Language and Culture Series; 7)‎[5], Islamabad, Pakistan: Forum for Language Initiatives, →ISBN

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Onomatopoeic.

InterjectionEdit

ga

  1. sounde made by geese

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


SumerianEdit

RomanizationEdit

ga

  1. Romanization of 𒂵 (ga)

TeribeEdit

NounEdit

ga

  1. skunk

ReferencesEdit

  • Gamarra A., Enrique; Villagra S., Inocencio (1980) Llëbo ñaglo lok kibokwogo ëre e lanyo = Vocabulario ilustrado teribe-español[6] (in Teribe and Spanish), Instituto Nacional de Cultura & Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, page 9

VenetianEdit

VerbEdit

ga

  1. third-person singular present indicative of gaver

VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From French gare.

NounEdit

ga

  1. train station

Etymology 2Edit

From French gaz (gas), from Dutch gas.

NounEdit

ga

  1. gas used for a gas stove
    bình ga
    a gas tank
  2. carbon dioxide used for a carbonated drink
    nước ngọt có ga
    a sweet carbonated drink
  3. lighter fluid
    Bật lửa này hết ga rồi.
    This lighter's run out of fluid.
See alsoEdit

WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ga

  1. Soft mutation of ca.

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
ca ga ngha cha
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Western ApacheEdit

NounEdit

ga

  1. jackrabbit

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


WutunhuaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Mandarin ().

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ga

  1. small (in size, number, etc.)
    je-ge jjhakai zhungo kan-la xaige ga-li.
    This country is much smaller than China.
    (Quoted in Sandman, p. 146)
    dangga gejhai-mu ga-de shai-la ha xaitang-li da gu qhi-de yi-zek ra mi-li.
    None of our schoolchildren goes to Chinese school [i.e. schools where the medium of education is Mandarin] at the very young age.
    (Quoted in Sandman, p. 355)

ReferencesEdit

  • Juha Janhunen, Marja Peltomaa, Erika Sandman, Xiawu Dongzhou (2008) Wutun (LINCOM's Descriptive Grammar Series), volume 466, LINCOM Europa, →ISBN
  • Erika Sandman (2016) A Grammar of Wutun[7], University of Helsinki (PhD), →ISBN

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), Tai Nüa ᥑᥣᥴ (xáa), Ahom 𑜁𑜡 (khā), Bouyei gal.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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

  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.)