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CimbrianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German māne, from Old High German māno (moon). Cognate with German Mond.

NounEdit

 m

  1. (Luserna) moon

ReferencesEdit

  • “må” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

  1. present of måtte (may)
  2. imperative of måtte

Norwegian BokmålEdit

VerbEdit

  1. present of måtte

Norwegian NynorskEdit

VerbEdit

  1. present tense of måtta and måtte

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Swedish magha, from Old Norse mega, from Proto-Germanic *maganą, from Proto-Indo-European *magʰ-, *megʰ-.

VerbEdit

(past tense måtte)

  1. may, must
    Ja, hon leva uti hundrade år!
    Yes, may she live a hundred years! (birthday congratulation song)
    Men kunna de icke leva återhållsamt, så de gifta sig
    But if they cannot contain, let them marry (1 Corinthians 7:9)
    på det att du icke förgås
    lest thou be consumed (Genesis 19:15)

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

  1. to feel (good or bad), to be (ill or well)
    Jag mår bra. Hur mår du?
    I'm fine. How are you?
    Den polska hären led oerhördt af den stränga vintern, under det svenskarne mådde som perlor i guld.
    The Polish army suffered enormously from the strong winter cold, while the Swedes felt like pearls in gold.

ConjugationEdit


WalloonEdit

AdverbEdit

  1. badly, poorly