See also: Marga, mārga, and márga

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Sanskrit मार्ग (mārga). Doublet of marg.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

marga (plural margas)

  1. (South Asia) The canon of established forms of classical music, dance etc., as opposed to modern or regional developments. [from 19th c.]
  2. (Hinduism, yoga) Any of various paths or courses seen as leading to enlightenment. [from 20th c.]
  3. (Buddhism) The noble eightfold path. [from 20th c.]

Etymology 2Edit

From Jamaican Creole mawga derived from English meagre.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

marga (plural margas)

  1. (MLE, vulgar) Someone of undernourished figure.
    • 2018 June 25, K.O. (lyrics and music), “Rolling Round”‎[1], 1:05–1:07:
      Bro said he really don't lack to much
      I reply, can't you see it's a marga
    • 2020 April 14, Russ Millions (lyrics and music), “Playground 2”‎[2], 1:00–1:03:
      Big Russ, not marga
      I still got a crush on Zara

AnagramsEdit


BalineseEdit

RomanizationEdit

marga

  1. Romanization of ᬫᬵᬃᬕ.

EstonianEdit

NounEdit

marga

  1. genitive singular of mark

FulaEdit

NounEdit

marga o

  1. store, shop, depot
  2. (historical) an agricultural village, farm, agricultural lands with homes on it

ReferencesEdit


IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

marga (first-person possessive margaku, second-person possessive margamu, third-person possessive marganya)

  1. (obsolete) wild animal
  2. surname; family name
  3. (anthropology) clan:
    1. a group of people all descended from a common ancestor, in fact or belief.
      Synonym: klan
    2. specifically, the marga, Batak clan.
  4. (historical) hamlet, a small village or a group of houses, in South Sumatra.
  5. (biology, taxonomy) genus, a rank in the classification of organisms, below family and above species; a taxon at that rank.
    Synonym: genus
  6. (only in compounds) way, road, route, path
    Direktorat Jenderal Bina MargaGeneral Directorate of Road Development
    Jasa MargaRoad Service
    Synonym: jalan

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


JavaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

marga

  1. Romanization of ꦩꦂꦒ.

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Celtic, probably Gaulish (Pliny). The word has been compared to Irish marla (clay), Breton marg, as well as the placename Margidinum; compare Welsh marian (rocks, pebbles, grit) << Brythonic *marg-, but probably ultimately of Pre-Celtic substrate origin.

NounEdit

marga f (genitive margae); first declension

  1. (geology) marl

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative marga margae
Genitive margae margārum
Dative margae margīs
Accusative margam margās
Ablative margā margīs
Vocative marga margae

ReferencesEdit

  • marga”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • marga in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • Transactions of the Thoroton Society of Nottinghamshire, Volumes 109-110, p. 46
  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “marian”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies
  • An Etymological Dictionary of the German Language/Annotated/Mergel

Old NorseEdit

AdjectiveEdit

marga

  1. inflection of margr:
    1. strong feminine accusative singular
    2. strong masculine accusative plural
    3. weak feminine nominative singular
    4. weak masculine accusative/dative/genitive singular
    5. weak neuter singular

NounEdit

marga

  1. accusative/genitive plural of margr

OromoEdit

NounEdit

marga

  1. grass

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmar.ɡa/
  • Rhymes: -arɡa
  • Syllabification: mar‧ga

VerbEdit

marga

  1. third-person singular present indicative of margać

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin marga, from Celtic/Gaulish.

PronunciationEdit

 

  • Hyphenation: mar‧ga

NounEdit

marga f (plural margas)

  1. (geology) marl (lime-rich mud)

SpanishEdit

 
Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia es

EtymologyEdit

From Latin marga, from Celtic/Gaulish.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmaɾɡa/ [ˈmaɾ.ɣ̞a]
  • Rhymes: -aɾɡa
  • Hyphenation: mar‧ga

NounEdit

marga f (plural margas)

  1. (geology) marl

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit