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EtymologyEdit

Middle English mayde, maide, abbreviation of maiden. Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *magaþs (maid, virgin). Cognate with Dutch meid.

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NounEdit

maid (plural maids)

  1. (dated or poetic) A girl or an unmarried young woman; maiden.
    Note - maid is often used in the common or species names of flowering plants.
  2. A female servant or cleaner (short for maidservant).
    • 1918, W. B. Maxwell, chapter 2, in The Mirror and the Lamp[1]:
      She was a fat, round little woman, richly apparelled in velvet and lace, […]; and the way she laughed, cackling like a hen, the way she talked to the waiters and the maid, […]—all these unexpected phenomena impelled one to hysterical mirth, and made one class her with such immortally ludicrous types as Ally Sloper, the Widow Twankey, or Miss Moucher.
  3. (archaic) A virgin, now female but originally one of either gender.

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CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English maid, Middle English mayde, maide, abbreviation of maiden. Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *magaþs (maid, virgin).

NounEdit

maid

  1. A female servant or cleaner; a maidservant, a housemaid.

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LudianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Akin to Finnish maito.

NounEdit

maid

  1. milk

Northern SamiEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈmajt/

AdverbEdit

maid

  1. also, too

VepsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Related to Finnish maito.

NounEdit

maid

  1. milk

InflectionEdit

Inflection of maid
nominative sing. maid
genitive sing. maidon
partitive sing. maidod
partitive plur. maidoid
singular plural
nominative maid maidod
accusative maidon maidod
genitive maidon maidoiden
partitive maidod maidoid
essive-instructive maidon maidoin
translative maidoks maidoikš
inessive maidos maidoiš
elative maidospäi maidoišpäi
illative ? maidoihe
adessive maidol maidoil
ablative maidolpäi maidoilpäi
allative maidole maidoile
abessive maidota maidoita
comitative maidonke maidoidenke
prolative maidodme maidoidme
approximative I maidonno maidoidenno
approximative II maidonnoks maidoidennoks
egressive maidonnopäi maidoidennopäi
terminative I ? maidoihesai
terminative II maidolesai maidoilesai
terminative III maidossai
additive I ? maidoihepäi
additive II maidolepäi maidoilepäi

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ReferencesEdit

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), “молоко”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika