See also: Maia and maiʻa

CatalanEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

maia (masculine and feminine plural maies)

  1. Mayan (of or relating to the Maya people of Central America)

NounEdit

maia m or f (plural maies)

  1. Mayan (a Mayan person)

maia m (uncountable)

  1. Maya (a Mayan language)

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PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From maio.

NounEdit

maia f (plural maias)

  1. (botany) Portuguese yellow broom (Cytisus striatus)
    Synonym: giesta

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Spanish maya.

NounEdit

maia m, f (plural maias)

  1. Maya (member of the Maya people)

NounEdit

maia m (uncountable)

  1. Yucatec Maya (a language spoken by the Maya people)
    Synonym: iucateque

AdjectiveEdit

maia m or f (plural maias, comparable)

  1. Mayan (of or relating to the Maya)

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish مایه‎ (Turkish maya), from Persian مایه(maya).

NounEdit

maia f (plural maiele)

  1. leaven
    Synonyms: covoseală, plămadă, plămădeală
  2. yeast (for making bread or wine)
    Synonym: drojdie

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