See also: MEGA, Mega, méga, mêga, mëga, mêgâ, mega-, and méga-

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From the prefix mega-, from Ancient Greek μέγας (mégas, great, large, mighty).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɛɡə/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛɡə

AdjectiveEdit

mega (not comparable)

  1. (informal) Very large.
    • 2004, Nigel Coates, Collidoscope: new interior design (page 26)
      Follow those in the know to the fifth floor of Sega's Joy Polis, a mega indoor amusement park that's part of the Odaiba Decks Tokyo Bay entertainment complex near Tange's Fuji Television building.
  2. (slang) great; excellent
    • 1998, John Barwick, Targeting Text (page 25)
      We had a mega time until Peter fell in the fish pond and cut his leg.
    • 2011, Anna Wilson, Pup Idol: Top of the Pups:
      It was totally mega. The audience clapped and cheered when Teasel had finally finished. So did I.
    • July 15, 2011, Liam Gallagher, quoted at the launch of the new Manchester City F.C. kit
      I've been a City fan since I was a kid, so to be involved with the launch of a new kit is colossal. Manchester City fans are known for having a lot of style and the new shirt looks mega.

Related termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

AdverbEdit

mega (comparative more mega, superlative most mega)

  1. (informal) extremely
    mega-fun; mega rich

NounEdit

 mega (number) on Wikipedia

mega (plural megas)

  1. (mathematics) The Steinhaus-Moser number

Coordinate termsEdit

Steinhaus-Moser ②

AnagramsEdit


Alemannic GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /meɡ̊ɑ/, /meɡ̊ə/, /meːɡ̊ɑ/

AdverbEdit

mega

  1. (colloquial) very
    S Auto isch uu mega schnäll verbiigraast.
    The car drove by very quickly.

Usage notesEdit

  • Sometimes preceded by the intensifier uu. The other order **"mega uu" is not grammatical.

SynonymsEdit


CatalanEdit

NounEdit

mega f (plural megues)

  1. Clipping of megabyte.

CzechEdit

NounEdit

mega n

  1. (informal) million

SynonymsEdit


DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek μέγας (mégas, great, large, mighty)

AdverbEdit

mega

  1. (informal) very
    Synonyms: herre, super

EsperantoEdit

Esperanto ordinal numbers
1,000,000a
    Cardinal : meg
    Ordinal : mega

EtymologyEdit

From meg +‎ -a.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mega (accusative singular megan, plural megaj, accusative plural megajn)

  1. (neologism, rare) millionth
    Synonym: miliona

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse mega, from Proto-Germanic *maganą, from Proto-Indo-European *magʰ-, *megʰ-.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

mega

  1. must, may

ConjugationEdit

Conjugation of mega (muga) (irregular)
infinitive mega (muga)
supine
participle
present past
first singular mátti
second singular mást mátti
third singular mátti
plural mugu/mega máttu
imperative
singular
plural

ReferencesEdit


FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmeɡɑ/, [ˈme̞ɡɑ]
  • Rhymes: -eɡɑ
  • Syllabification: me‧ga

NounEdit

mega

  1. (computing, colloquial) Short for megatavu (megabyte).
  2. (computing, colloquial) Short for megabitti (megabit).

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of mega (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative mega megat
genitive megan megojen
partitive megaa megoja
illative megaan megoihin
singular plural
nominative mega megat
accusative nom. mega megat
gen. megan
genitive megan megojen
megainrare
partitive megaa megoja
inessive megassa megoissa
elative megasta megoista
illative megaan megoihin
adessive megalla megoilla
ablative megalta megoilta
allative megalle megoille
essive megana megoina
translative megaksi megoiksi
instructive megoin
abessive megatta megoitta
comitative megoineen
Possessive forms of mega (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person megani megamme
2nd person megasi meganne
3rd person megansa

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Conversion of mega-.

AdverbEdit

mega

  1. (colloquial, somewhat juvenile) very, bare, mad
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:sehr
    Das ist megaeinfach.It’s bare easy.
    Er freute sich mega.He was gassed mad.

Usage notesEdit

Often written together with the next word, as if compounding a new word, or analyzed as prefix.


IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse mega, from Proto-Germanic *maganą, from Proto-Indo-European *magʰ-, *megʰ-.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

mega (preterite-present verb, third-person singular present indicative , third-person singular past indicative mátti, supine mátt)

  1. (transitive, intransitive, governs the accusative) to be allowed, to be permitted, to may
    Þú mátt þetta ekki.You're not allowed to do that.
    Hvað bjóða ykkur að borða?What may offer you to eat?
    Synonym: hafa leyfi til
  2. (intransitive) to must, to have to
    Synonym: verða
  3. to have the strength, to be able
    Synonym: megna

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit


IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Malay mega, from Sanskrit मेघ (megha, cloud).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈmɛɡa]
  • Hyphenation: mè‧ga

NounEdit

mega or mèga

  1. cloud (visible mass of water droplets suspended in the air)
    Synonym: awan

Further readingEdit


JavaneseEdit

NounEdit

mega

  1. Dated spelling of méga.

MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit मेघ (megha, cloud).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mega (Jawi spelling ميݢ‎, plural mega-mega, informal 1st possessive megaku, impolite 2nd possessive megamu, 3rd possessive meganya)

  1. cloud (visible mass of water droplets suspended in the air)
    Synonym: awan / اون(more commonly used)

Further readingEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *meganą, *maganą.

VerbEdit

mega

  1. must, may
  2. to be able to

ConjugationEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: mega
  • Faroese: mega
  • Old Swedish: magha, mugha
  • Danish: måtte
  • Norwegian: måtte, , umage
  • Westrobothnian: mått, , omaga

ReferencesEdit

  • mega in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English mega.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mega (not comparable)

  1. (colloquial) awesome, great, cool
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:dobry

AdverbEdit

mega (not comparable)

  1. (colloquial) awesome, great, cool

Further readingEdit

  • mega in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • mega in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek μέγας (mégas, great, large, mighty)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɛɡa/
  • Hyphenation: me‧ga

AdverbEdit

mega

  1. (informal) very, super (intensifier)
    Synonyms: muito, super

NounEdit

mega m (plural megas or mega)

  1. Clipping of megabyte.

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmeɡa/, [ˈme.ɣ̞a]

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

mega f (plural megas)

  1. Clipping of megabyte.

Etymology 2Edit

AdjectiveEdit

mega

  1. feminine singular of mego

Further readingEdit


SundaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

mega

  1. Romanization of ᮙᮦᮌ (cloud)