See also: Maa, mää, ma'a, and maʻa

EnglishEdit

InterjectionEdit

maa

  1. a bleating sound, as that of a sheep or goat

VerbEdit

maa (third-person singular simple present maas, present participle maaing, simple past and past participle maaed)

  1. to make such a sound
    • 2000, Frank McCourt, Angela's Ashes
      Now the twins started to cry and Malachy clung to Mam, sobbing. The cows mooed, the sheep maaed...

AnagramsEdit


EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *maa, from Proto-Uralic *maγe. Cognates include Finnish maa and Karelian mua.

NounEdit

maa (genitive maa, partitive maad)

  1. earth
  2. land
  3. ground
  4. country
  5. countryside

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FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *maa, from Proto-Uralic *maγe. Cognates include Estonian maa and Karelian mua.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

maa

  1. earth
  2. soil
  3. land
  4. ground
  5. country
  6. countryside
    Voi mennä maalle. One can go to the countryside.
    Voi mennä maahan. One can go into the country. (e.g. to Spain)
    Hän on maalla. He is in the countryside.
    Hän on maassa. He is in the country. (within the national boundary)
    Panin sen maahan. I put it on the ground.

Usage notesEdit

Due to the multiple meanings of maa, case forms are used to distinguish meanings.

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CompoundsEdit

IngrianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *maa, from Proto-Uralic *maγe. Cognates include Estonian maa and Karelian mua.

NounEdit

maa (genitive maan, partitive maata)

  1. earth
  2. soil
  3. land
  4. ground
  5. country
  6. countryside

DeclensionEdit


VoticEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *maa, from Proto-Uralic *maγe. Cognates include Estonian maa and Karelian mua.

NounEdit

maa (genitive maa, partitive maat)

  1. earth
  2. soil
  3. land
  4. ground
  5. country
  6. countryside

DeclensionEdit

Last modified on 27 February 2014, at 19:43