What does ma mean?

Definitions for ma

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ma.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. informal terms for a mother

  2. a master's degree in arts and sciences

  3. one thousandth of an ampere

  4. a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies


  1. Mother, mama.

  2. of east Asian derivation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. a child's word for mother

    Etymology: [It.]

  2. in Oriental countries, a respectful form of address given to a woman; mother

    Etymology: [It.]

  3. but; -- used in cautionary phrases; as, "Vivace, ma non troppo presto" (i. e., lively, but not too quick)

    Etymology: [It.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. mä, n. a childish contraction for mamma.

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British National Corpus

  1. Rank popularity for the word 'ma' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3644


  1. The numerical value of ma in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. The numerical value of ma in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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