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Some people go through life trying to find out what the world holds for them only to find out too late that it's what they bring to the world that really counts. OR It's not what the world holds for you it's what you bring to it
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English

Pronunciation

Abbreviation

ma or Ma

  1. May
  2. megannum. One million years.

Noun

Singular
ma

Plural
not generally used in the plural

ma (not generally used in the plural)
  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Mother, mama.

Usage notes

  • Often capitalized when used to refer to a specific person.
Hey, Ma, I’d like you to meet my friend Jamie.

Synonyms

Translations

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Breton

Pronoun

ma

  1. my

Interjection

ma

  1. good!

Conjunction

ma

  1. that
  2. if

Synonyms


Dutch

Noun

ma m. (plural ma's, diminutive maatje)

  1. mother

Synonyms

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Estonian

Pronoun

ma

  1. I; short form of mina.

Finnish

Etymology 1

From maanantai.

Abbreviation

ma

  1. maanantai (Monday)

Etymology 2

Pronoun

ma

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) I
Synonyms

French

Pronunciation

Adjective

ma f.

  1. (personal) my; feminine form of mon.

Hungarian

Pronunciation

Adverb

ma

  1. today

Noun

ma (plural mák)

  1. today

Declension


Italian

Conjunction

ma [[Category:Template:lang:it conjunctions|ma]]

  1. but

Japanese

Noun

ma (hiragana , katakana )

  1. : hiragana character ma
  2. : katakana character ma
  3. : space, room
  4. : evil spirit

Livonian

Pronoun

ma

  1. (personal) I; short form of mina.

Lojban

Particle

ma cmavo

  1. Used as a sumti, the word indicates asking for that sumti; thus it is equivalent to any of the English question words who, where, how, etc.

Mandarin

Pronunciation

Particle

ma (Pinyin ma, simplified )

  1. (calling for agreement or disagreement)
    ni xin ta ma? "Do you believe she/him?"
    ni shuo Putonghua ma? "Do you speak Putonghua/Mandarin?"
    ni shuo Yingyu ma? — Do you speak English?
    (nǐ shuō Yīngyǔ ma? — 你说英语吗?)

Pinyin

ma (form of ma0 or ma5)

  1. : interrogative particle; repetition of a tune small; tender
  2. : final interrogative particle
  3. : final interrogative particle
  4. : final exclamatory particle
  5. :
  6. : interrogative final particle; insignificant, small, tiny
  7. : interrogative final particle; insignificant, small, tiny

Pinyin syllable

ma

  1. A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having one of four tones, , , , or .

Usage notes

English transcriptions of Chinese speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Chinese language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.


Old Frisian

Cardinal number

ma

  1. one

Pitjantjatjara

Adverb

ma

  1. away

Polish

Pronunciation

Verb

ma [[Category:Template:lang:pl verb forms|ma]]

  1. Third-person singular present indicative form of mieć.
    Andrzej ma 18 lat. – Andrzej is 18 years old.

Pronoun

ma f. [[Category:Template:lang:pl pronouns|ma]]

  1. my

Synonyms


Scottish Gaelic

Adverb

ma

  1. if
    "Ma tha thu 'g iarrraidh sin" ("If you are wanting that")

Sumerian

Conjunction

ma

  1. and
  2. but

Tz'utujil

Adverb

ma

  1. not

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