ga

synonyms, antonyms, definitions, examples & translations of ga in English

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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

Djambarrpuyngu

Conjunction

ga

  1. and

References

  • M.P. Wilkinson, Djambarrpuyŋu: A Yolŋu Variety of Northern Australia (1991), p. 393
  • Margit Bowler and Vanya Kapitonov, Towards a typology of quantification in Australian languages (2018), p. 17

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -aː
  • IPA(key): /ɣaː/

Verb

ga

  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

  • IPA(key): /ŋaː/

Conjunction

ga

  1. but

Synonyms

  • ia

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

Alternative forms

  • gae, gath

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

  • IPA(key): /ɡa/

Noun

ga m (genitive singular ga or gaoi, nominative plural gathanna or gaoi or gaoithe)

  1. spear (long stick with a sharp tip), dart
  2. dart, sting
  3. ray (beam of light or radiation)
  4. (geometry) radius (line segment between any point on the circumference of a circle and its center; length of this segment)
  5. (medicine) suppository
  6. (fishing) gaff

Declension

  • Alternative genitive singular: gaoi
  • Alternative plural forms: gaoi, gaoithe

Derived terms

Mutation

Further reading

  • "ga" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • C. Marstrander, E. G. Quin et al., editors (1913–76), “gae”, in Dictionary of the Irish Language: Based Mainly on Old and Middle Irish Materials, Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, →ISBN
  • C. Marstrander, E. G. Quin et al., editors (1913–76), “gath”, in Dictionary of the Irish Language: Based Mainly on Old and Middle Irish Materials, Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, →ISBN
  • C. Marstrander, E. G. Quin et al., editors (1913–76), “3 goth”, in Dictionary of the Irish Language: Based Mainly on Old and Middle Irish Materials, Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, →ISBN
  • “ga” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 2nd ed., 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • Entries containing “ga” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “ga” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Japanese

Romanization

ga

  1. Rōmaji transcription of
  2. Rōmaji transcription of

Kurdish

Etymology

Related to Persian گاو(gâv), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷṓw.

Noun

ga ?

  1. ox
  2. bull

Lower Sorbian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ɡa]

Adverb

ga

  1. when

Synonyms

  • gdy

Mandarin

Romanization

ga

  1. Nonstandard spelling of .
  2. Nonstandard spelling of .
  3. Nonstandard spelling of .
  4. 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
    • V'eh yn fer toshee dy feer, ga nagh row yn ennym er. He was leader in deed though not in name.
  2. albeit

Middle Dutch

Verb

  1. inflection of gâen:
    1. first-person singular present indicative
    2. first/third-person singular present subjunctive

Middle English

Verb

ga

  1. (Early Middle English, Northern) Alternative form of gon (to go)

Norwegian Bokmål

Alternative forms

  • gav

Verb

ga

  1. simple past of gi

Scottish Gaelic

Pronoun

ga

  1. him, it (direct object)
  2. her, it (direct object)

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.

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

  1. third-person singular present indicative of gaver

Vietnamese

Pronunciation

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): [ɣaː˧˧]
  • (Huế) IPA(key): [ɣaː˧˧]
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): [ɣaː˧˧]

Etymology 1

From French gare.

Noun

ga

  1. train station

Etymology 2

From French gaz (gas), from Dutch gas.

Noun

ga

  1. (for a gas stove) "gas"; propane
  2. (for a carbonated drink) carbon dioxide
  3. (for a lighter) lighter fluid
See also
  • propan

Welsh

Verb

ga

  1. Soft mutation of ca.

Westrobothnian

Alternative forms

  • , , gja, gär, ger,

Verb

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

  1. (intransitive) to walk
  2. (intransitive, of objects) move, start
  3. (with dill) amount to

Derived terms

  • ga dill (get executed; grow)
  • ga ve (die)

Zazaki

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈɡɑ]
  • Hyphenation: ga

Etymology

Related to Persian گاو (gâv), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷṓw.

Noun

ga m

  1. ox
  2. bull
  3. (astronomy, astrology) Taurus

Zhuang

Etymology

From Proto-Tai *p.qaːᴬ (leg). Cognate with Thai ขา (kǎa), Northern Thai ᨡᩣ, Lao ຂາ (khā), ᦃᦱ (ẋaa), Shan ၶႃ (khǎa), Ahom 𑜁𑜡 (khaa).

Pronunciation

  • (Standard Zhuang) IPA(key): /ka˨˦/
  • Tone numbers: ga1
  • Hyphenation: ga

Noun

ga (old orthography ga, Sawndip forms 𮛑, 胩, 跏, 軻)

  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.)

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