CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *mazь.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

maz m inan

  1. wax, grease
    ušní mazearwax
    kožní mazsebum

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Further readingEdit

  • maz in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • maz in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

LatvianEdit

PronunciationEdit

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AdverbEdit

maz

  1. little; adverbial form of mazs
  2. (with noun in genitive) little, a little, few, a few; adverbial form of mazs (small indeterminate quantity or amount)
    maz mitrumalittle moisture, a little moisture
    maz darbalittle work, a little work
    maz draugufew friends, a few friends
    maz ābolufew apples, a few apples
  3. (used as a noun) little, not much
    maz tika pateiktslittle, not much was said

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Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *mati. Cognate with Old English mete, Old Norse matr.

NounEdit

maz ?

  1. food, meat

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle High German: maz

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *mazь.

NounEdit

maz m (Cyrillic spelling маз)

  1. ointment

DeclensionEdit


SudovianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *maźas, from Proto-Indo-European *meǵʰ-, *moǵʰ- (big, small). Compare Lithuanian mãžas, Latvian mazs, Old Prussian massais ([mazais], smaller).[1][2]

AdjectiveEdit

maz

  1. small
    Antonym: łełſ (big)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Zigmas Zinkevičius (1985), “Lenkų-jotvingių žodynėlis? [A Polish-Yotvingian dictionary?]”, in Baltistica (in Lithuanian), volume 21, issue 1, page 76: “maz ’mažas, l. mały’ 129.”
  2. ^ mãžas” in Hock et al., Altlitauisches etymologisches Wörterbuch 2.0 (online, 2020–): “nar. maz adj.(?), adv.(?) ‘klein’”.

ZhuangEdit

PronunciationEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

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PronounEdit

maz (Sawndip forms or or or , old orthography maƨ)

  1. what
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Chinese (MC mˠa).

VerbEdit

maz (old orthography maƨ)

  1. to go numb
    Synonym: mwnh

Etymology 3Edit

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NounEdit

maz (old orthography maƨ)

  1. acute disease, such as a sunstroke

Etymology 4Edit

From Proto-Tai *ʰmaːᴬ (to come). Cognate with Thai มา (maa), Northern Thai ᨾᩣ (ma), Lao ມາ (), ᦙᦱ (maa), Tai Nüa ᥛᥣᥰ (mäa), Shan မႃး (máa), Aiton မႃ (), Ahom 𑜉𑜠 (ma) or 𑜉𑜡 () or 𑜉𑜡𑜠 (māa).

VerbEdit

maz (Sawndip form , old orthography maƨ)

  1. (dialectal) to come
    Synonym: daeuj
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