ga

Aeka

Noun

ga

  1. rain

Further reading

  • transnewguinea.org, citing both Wilson (1969) and McElhanon and Voorhoeve (1970)
  • James Farr, Robert Larson, A Selective Word List in Ten Different Binandere Languages
  • Papers in New Guinea Linguistics (1971), issues 8-9, pages 80-81, using a wordlist furnished by Capell

Dutch

Pronunciation

Verb

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  1. first-person singular present indicative of gaan
  2. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of gaan
  3. imperative of gaan

Ewe

Noun

ga

  1. metal
  2. money

Fijian

Pronunciation

Conjunction

ga

  1. but

Synonyms


Hiw

Noun

ga

  1. kava

Further reading

  • Alexandre François, Pragmatic demotion and clause dependency: On two atypical subordinating strategies in the Lo-Toga and Hiw (Torres, Vanuatu) (2010), in Clause Linking and Clause Hierarchy (edited by Isabelle Bril)

Irish

Etymology

Apparently a conflation of Old Irish gath, goth (spear) with the synonymous gae (spear), from Proto-Celtic *gaisos (spear), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰays- (spear). Cognate with Welsh gwayw and Latin gaesum (a Gaulish loanword) as well as Old English gār.

Pronunciation

Noun

ga m (genitive singular ga, nominative plural gathanna)

  1. spear (long stick with a sharp tip)
  2. ray (beam of light or radiation)
  3. (geometry) radius (line segment between any point on the circumference of a circle and its center; length of this segment)

Declension

Alternative (archaic or dialectal) forms:

Alternative genitive singular: gaoi

Derived terms

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Mutation

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
ga gha nga
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References


Japanese

Romanization

ga

  1. Rōmaji transcription of
  2. Rōmaji transcription of

Lojban

Cmavo

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  1. (conjunction, logical connective) either/or

Usage notes

  • This is a coordinating conjunction: ga ... gi ... means either ... or ... or both.
  • This is a logical connective corresponding to prefix OR (with gi acting as a separator between its two following terms).
  • This is a so-called "forethought connective". Its corresponding "afterthought connective" is ja or .ija.

See also


Lower Sorbian

Pronunciation

Adverb

ga

  1. when

Synonyms


Mandarin

Romanization

ga

  1. (deprecated use of |lang= parameter) Nonstandard spelling of .
  2. (deprecated use of |lang= parameter) Nonstandard spelling of .
  3. (deprecated use of |lang= parameter) Nonstandard spelling of .
  4. (deprecated use of |lang= parameter) Nonstandard spelling of .

Usage notes

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

Manx

Conjunction

ga

  1. though, although
  2. albeit

Middle Dutch

Verb


Norwegian Bokmål

Alternative forms

Verb

ga


Scottish Gaelic

Pronoun

ga

  1. him, it (direct object)
    Bha sinn ga thuigsinn.We understood it.
  2. her, it (direct object)
    Cha bhi mi ga tachairt.I won't be meeting her.

Usage notes

  • As him/it lenites the following word.
  • As her/it adds the prefix h- to the following word if it begins with a vowel.
    An robh thu ga h-ithe?Did you eat it?

Related terms


Serbo-Croatian

Pronoun

ga (Cyrillic spelling га)

  1. of him (clitic genitive singular of ȏn (he))
  2. him (clitic accusative singular of ȏn (he))
  3. of it (clitic genitive singular of òno (it))
  4. it (clitic accusative singular of òno (it))

Declension


Venetian

Verb

ga


Vietnamese

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

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Noun

ga

  1. train station

Etymology 2

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Noun

ga

  1. (for a gas stove) gas
  2. (for a lighter) lighter fluid

Welsh

Verb

ga


Zazaki

Etymology

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Noun

ga (gu?

  1. bull
  2. (astronomy, astrology) Taurus

Zhuang

Etymology

From Proto-Tai *p.qaːᴬ (leg). Cognate with Lao ຂາ (khā), Thai ขา (kǎa).

Pronunciation

Noun

ga (old orthography ga, Sawndip forms 𮛑, , , )

  1. (anatomy) leg
  2. leg (of a chair, table, etc.)

Classifier

ga (old orthography ga)

  1. quarter of (a butchered four-legged animal)
  2. one of a pair of long, thin objects (shoes, socks, gloves, chopsticks, etc.)

Westrobothnian

Alternative forms

Verb

ga (preterite gekk or gikk, plural ging, supine gatt or gaije or goi or , imperative gakk, plural gaijen or goien)

  1. to walk
  2. (of objects) move
  3. amount to

Derived terms