See also: MUGA and mūga

English edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Assamese মুগা (muga).

Noun edit

muga (uncountable)

  1. A type of wild silk found in Assam.
    • 2005, Brenda M King, Silk and Empire, page 71:
      Muga (from the Antheroea Assama moth) silk was produced in Assam; the muga silkworm fed on a tree known as champa.
    • 2011, Arupa Patangia Kalita, translated by Deepika Phukan, The Story of Felanee:
      She was wearing a mauve blouse, a matching mauve bordered sador and a plain muga mekhela.

Anagrams edit

Basque edit

 
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Etymology edit

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Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /muɡa/ [mu.ɣ̞a]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -uɡa
  • Hyphenation: mu‧ga

Noun edit

muga inan

  1. limit, border, frontier
    Euskal Herriko mugathe border of the Basque Country
  2. moment, time

Declension edit

Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

  • Aragonese: muga
  • Spanish: muga

Further reading edit

  • muga”, in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia [Dictionary of the Basque Academy], Euskaltzaindia
  • muga”, in Orotariko Euskal Hiztegia [General Basque Dictionary], Euskaltzaindia, 1987–2005

Irish edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from English mug.

Noun edit

muga m (genitive singular muga, nominative plural mugaí)

  1. mug (large cup)

Declension edit

Mutation edit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
muga mhuga not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading edit

  • Ó Dónaill, Niall (1977) “muga”, in Foclóir Gaeilge–Béarla, Dublin: An Gúm, →ISBN
  • mug”, in New English-Irish Dictionary, Foras na Gaeilge, 2013–2024

Japanese edit

Romanization edit

muga

  1. Rōmaji transcription of むが

Karelian edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Finnic *muka.

Adverb edit

muga

  1. so

Ludian edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Finnic *muka. Cognates include Finnish muka.

Adverb edit

muga

  1. so

Maia edit

Noun edit

muga

  1. bird

Norwegian Nynorsk edit

Noun edit

muga f (definite singular muga, indefinite plural muger or mugor, definite plural mugene or mugone)

  1. (pre-2012) alternative form of muge
  2. definite singular of muge

Verb edit

muga (present tense mugar, past tense muga, past participle muga, passive infinitive mugast, present participle mugande, imperative muga/mug)

  1. Alternative form of muge

Anagrams edit

Old English edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Germanic *mūgô, from Proto-Indo-European *muk- (heap), similar to Ancient Greek μύκων (múkōn, pile).

Akin to Old Norse múgi (swathe, crowd), múgr (crowd, mob) (Norwegian muge (pile, heap), Faroese múgva/múgvi (crowd)).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmuː.ɡɑ/, [ˈmuː.ɣɑ]

Noun edit

mūga m (nominative plural mūgan)

  1. stack (of hay, grain etc.)

Declension edit

Descendants edit

Old Frisian edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-West Germanic *magan.

Compare Old Saxon and Old Dutch mugan, Old English magan, Old High German mugan, Old Norse mega, Gothic 𐌼𐌰𐌲𐌰𐌽 (magan).

Verb edit

muga

  1. may

Descendants edit

  • North Frisian:
    Föhr-Amrum: mei
    Mooring: mooge
  • Saterland Frisian: muuge
  • West Frisian: meie

Scottish Gaelic edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from English mug.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

muga m (plural mugaichean)

  1. mug (large cup)

Mutation edit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
muga mhuga
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Spanish edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Basque muga (border).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmuɡa/ [ˈmu.ɣ̞a]
  • Rhymes: -uɡa
  • Syllabification: mu‧ga

Noun edit

muga f (plural mugas)

  1. limit, border
  2. milestone

Verb edit

muga

  1. inflection of mugar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Further reading edit

Veps edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Finnic *muka. Cognates include Finnish muka.

Adverb edit

muga

  1. so, thus, like that, that way

Volapük edit

Noun edit

muga

  1. genitive singular of mug