Open main menu

Wiktionary β

See also: Maj, máj, Maj., and máj.

Contents

AlbanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From dialectal manj, from Proto-Albanian *mazdnja, deverbative of Proto-Indo-European *mh₂sd- (compare English mast (nuts (pig feed)), Greek μαστός (mastós, breast)), from *meh₂d-;[1] alternatively from *mh₂dnyeti,[2] directly from Proto-Indo-European *meh₂d- (compare Latin madere (to be wet), Sanskrit मेदन (médana, fattening)).

VerbEdit

maj (first-person singular past tense majta, participle majtur)

  1. To feed oneself.
  2. To fatten.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Vladimir Orel, Albanian Etymological Dictionary, s.v. "maj ~ mâj" (Leiden: Brill, 1998), 241.
  2. ^ J.P. Mallory & D.Q. Adams, eds., Encyclopedia of Indo-European Culture, s.v. "wet" (London: Fitzroy-Dearborn, 1997), 639.

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin Māius.

NounEdit

maj m

  1. May

ChamalalEdit

NounEdit

maj (transliteration needed)

  1. nose

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin māius.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

maj c

  1. May (the fifth month of the Gregorian calendar)

See alsoEdit


LojbanEdit

PronunciationEdit

RafsiEdit

maj (or alternate rafsi mai )

  1. rafsi of marji (material/stuff).

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

maj m inan

  1. The month May

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • maj in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-CroatianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mȁj m (Cyrillic spelling ма̏ј)

  1. May

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit


SloveneEdit

 
Slovene Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sl

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

máj m inan (genitive mája, nominative plural máji)

  1. May

DeclensionEdit

Coordinate termsEdit


SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

maj c

  1. the month May

See alsoEdit


ZayEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate to Silt'e መዪ (mayi).

NounEdit

maj

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Initial SLLE Survey of the Zway Area by Klaus Wedekind and Charlotte Wedekind