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See also: méga, mêga, mëga, mega-, and méga-

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EnglishEdit

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.
    • Liam Gallagher
      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

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CzechEdit

NounEdit

mega n

  1. (informal) million

SynonymsEdit


DanishEdit

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

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FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmeɡɑ/, [ˈme̞ɡɑ]
  • Hyphenation: 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

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 syn.
    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 syn.
    Synonym: verða
  3. to have the strength, to be able syn.
    Synonym: megna

Derived termsEdit


IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

mega (plural mega-mega, first-person possessive megaku, second-person possessive megamu, third-person possessive meganya)

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

MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit मेघ (megha, cloud).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mega (Jawi spelling ميݢ‎, plural mega-mega, informal first-person possessive megaku, informal second-person possessive megamu, third-person possessive meganya)

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

Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *meganą, *maganą.

VerbEdit

mega

  1. must, may
  2. to be able to

ConjugationEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

PortugueseEdit

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

AdjectiveEdit

mega

  1. Feminine singular of adjective mego.

SundaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

mega

  1. Romanization of ᮙᮦᮌ (cloud)