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BolokiEdit

NounEdit

mái

  1. water

Further readingEdit


KrisaEdit

NounEdit

mái

  1. tongue

LingalaEdit

 
mái

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Bantu *màjíjɪ̀.

NounEdit

mái class 6

  1. water

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • John Ellington, Handbook of Kinshasa Lingala (1992), page 74
  • James E. Redden, Lingala: basic course (1963), page 167

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

mái (Zhuyin ㄇㄞˊ)

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VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Vietic *meːʔ. Related to mẹ.

AdjectiveEdit

mái (, , 𠃅, 𡣧)

  1. (of a bird) female
    gà mái
    a hen
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Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Vietic *ɓaːlʔ.

NounEdit

mái (𠃅)

  1. roof
    mái ấmloving home; shelter house (e.g. for disadvantaged children)
  2. bangs; fringe
    mái ngố
    blunt bangs

Usage notesEdit

ClassifierEdit

mái

  1. indicates all of someone's headhair
    mái tóc bóng mượt
    shiny and silky hair