See also: MAHA, mahā, and māha

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

maha

  1. (archaic) A kind of monkey; the wanderoo.
    • 1896, Richard Lydekker, A Geographical History of Mammals
      The natives, who designate the latter as the Maha, or Great Wanderu, to distinguish it from the Kala, or Black one []

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BretonEdit

VerbEdit

maha

  1. to press

EseEdit

NounEdit

maha

  1. pig

ReferencesEdit

  • Jim and Judy Parlier Managalasi phonology. 2008 [1963].

EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Irregular illative of maa (earth, ground).

AdverbEdit

maha

  1. down
    Tule maha!
    Come down!
  2. into the ground
    Me panime eile kartulid maha.
    We planted the potatoes yesterday. (lit. "We put the potatoes into the ground yesterday".)
  3. off
    Kütt võttis rebaselt naha maha.
    The hunter skinned the fox. (lit. "The hunter took the skin off of the fox".)

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *maha, borrowed from a Germanic language, compare Proto-Germanic *magô, Swedish mage. Cognates include Karelian maha, Votic maha, Ludian maha.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑhɑ/, [ˈmɑɦɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑhɑ
  • Syllabification: ma‧ha

NounEdit

maha

  1. stomach, belly

Usage notesEdit

Maha is often used when talking about the inner part (or a round belly) and vatsa when talking about the outer, but especially in speech the usage of these words is often very mixed up.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of maha (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative maha mahat
genitive mahan mahojen
partitive mahaa mahoja
illative mahaan mahoihin
singular plural
nominative maha mahat
accusative nom. maha mahat
gen. mahan
genitive mahan mahojen
mahainrare
partitive mahaa mahoja
inessive mahassa mahoissa
elative mahasta mahoista
illative mahaan mahoihin
adessive mahalla mahoilla
ablative mahalta mahoilta
allative mahalle mahoille
essive mahana mahoina
translative mahaksi mahoiksi
instructive mahoin
abessive mahatta mahoitta
comitative mahoineen
Possessive forms of maha (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person mahani mahamme
2nd person mahasi mahanne
3rd person mahansa

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IndonesianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

maha (plural maha-maha)

  1. mighty, great
  2. infinite
  3. sublime

JaqaruEdit

VerbEdit

maha

  1. to go

ReferencesEdit

Martha James Hardman. (1996) Jaqaru: Outline of phonological and morphological structure, page 75.


KarelianEdit

NounEdit

maha

  1. stomach

MalayEdit

AdjectiveEdit

maha (plural maha-maha)

  1. mighty, great
  2. infinite
  3. sublime

MaoriEdit

NounEdit

maha

  1. abundance, bounty, majority

PaliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

maha m

  1. religious festival

DeclensionEdit

AdjectiveEdit

maha

  1. masculine/neuter vocative singular of mahant

Serbo-CroatianEdit

NounEdit

maha

  1. genitive singular of mah

TahitianEdit

Tahitian cardinal numbers
 <  3 4 5  > 
    Cardinal : maha

NumeralEdit

maha

  1. four
    nā taʻata/tāʻata e mahafour people

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EtymologyEdit

From Old High German mahhōn, from Proto-West Germanic *makōn.

VerbEdit

maha

  1. (transitive) to do or make
    No bo, wos kon yhy maha?Well then, what can I do?

ConjugationEdit

maha is a weak verb ending in -a

Present tense: yhy mah

mahst

har / zej / ejs maht

wjyr maha

jyr maht

zej maha

Past tense: yhy maht

mahtst

har / zej / ejs maht

wjyr mahta

jyr maht

zej mahta

Present participle: maha Past participle: gymaht

Further readingEdit

A GRAMMAR OF WYMYSORYS, Alexander Andrason & Tymoteusz Król, Duke University, Slavic and East European Language Resource Center – SEELRC, 2016