See also: Madi, mädi, and maḓi

Bikol CentralEdit

NounEdit

madí (masculine padi)

  1. female sponsor at a wedding or baptism

Haitian CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French mardi (Tuesday)

NounEdit

madi

  1. Tuesday

See alsoEdit


IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic مَادِّيّ(māddiyy).

AdjectiveEdit

madi

  1. material

Italiot GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Byzantine Greek μάτιν (mátin) which is in turn from the Ancient Greek ὀμμάτιον (ommátion), diminutive of ὄμμα (ómma, eye). Cognate with Greek μάτι (máti).

NounEdit

madi n (Greek spelling μάτι, plural madia)

  1. eye

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Lala (South Africa)Edit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Bantu *màjíjɪ̀.

NounEdit

mâdi

  1. water

SothoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Bantu *ngàdí.

NounEdit

madi

  1. blood

DescendantsEdit

  • Phuthi: emalî

TswanaEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Bantu *ngàdí.

NounEdit

madi 6

  1. blood

Etymology 2Edit

Seemingly a wanderwort ultimately from Swahili mali; compare Shona mari, Zulu imali. However, polysemy between "blood" and "money" is common among Khoisan languages, and also found in Bantu in the Kalahari region: Yeyi maropa (blood, money), Mbukushu manyinga (blood, money).

NounEdit

madi 6

  1. money