Last modified on 9 May 2015, at 18:45

maza

See also: mazá, mazā, maža, and mažą

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek μᾶζα (mâza).

NounEdit

maza

  1. An Ancient Greek barley cake.

HausaEdit

AdverbEdit

maza

  1. quickly, as quickly as possible

LatvianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

maza

  1. genitive singular masculine form of mazs
  2. nominative singular feminine form of mazs

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a Vulgar Latin *ma(t)tea, from Latin mateola, from a Proto-Indo-European root describing similar tools; see also Old High German medela (plow), Old Church Slavonic мотыка (motyka, mattock), मत्य (matya, club, harrow). Related to Italian mazza, Portuguese maça.

NounEdit

maza f (plural mazas)

  1. mace, club (weapon)
  2. mallet (in polo)
  3. handle (of a billiards or snooker cue)
  4. drumstick (for playing drums)
  5. meat tenderizer

Derived termsEdit