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4 letters words from 'masa'

AMAS 6MAAS 6
MASA 6SAMA 6

3 letters words from 'masa'

AAS 3AMA 5
MAA 5MAS 5
SAM 5SMA 5

2 letters words from 'masa'

AA 2AM 4
AS 2MA 4

All 4 letters words made out of masa

masa amsa msaa smaa asma sama maas amas maas amas aams aams msaa smaa masa amsa sama asma asam saam aasm aasm saam asam

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Definitions and meaning of masa

masa

Etymology 1

Noun

masa (uncountable) (More fully, masa paper)

  1. (art) A strong form of paper, smooth on one side and lightly textured on the other, used for drawing and painting

Etymology 2

From Spanish masa (dough). Doublet of mass.

Noun

masa (uncountable)

  1. (US) maize dough made from freshly prepared hominy, used for making tortillas, tamales, etc.

Anagrams

  • -sama, AAMS, AAMs, AMSA, Maas, Sama, aams, amas, maas

Azerbaijani

Etymology

From Bulgarian ма́са (mása), from Romanian masă.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [mɑˈsɑ]
  • Hyphenation: ma‧sa

Noun

masa (definite accusative masanı, plural masalar)

  1. (somewhat high style) table
    Synonym: stol

Declension


Czech

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -asa

Etymology 1

Noun

masa f

  1. mass (a large body of individuals, especially persons)
Declension
Derived terms
  • masový

Related terms

  • masiv
  • masivní

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun

masa

  1. inflection of maso:
    1. genitive singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative plural

Further reading

  • masa in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • masa in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Dalmatian

Etymology

From Late Latin missa, from Latin missum < mittō.

Noun

masa f

  1. Mass

Galician

Etymology

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese massa (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin massa (dough). Cognate with Portuguese massa and Spanish masa.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmasa̝/

Noun

masa f (plural masas)

  1. dough
    • 1438, X. Ferro Couselo (ed.), A vida e a fala dos devanceiros. Escolma de documentos en galego dos séculos XIII ao XVI. Vigo: Galaxia, page 123:
      logo todos ordenaron que fesesen as paandeiras o pan do dia, triigo de tres onças, ben apostado e ben linpo e de boa masa
      after this everyone ordered the bakers to make the daily bread, wheat of three ounces, well prepared and very clean and of good dough
    Synonym: amoado
  2. mortar
    Synonyms: argamasa, morteiro
  3. (Physics) mass

Derived terms

  • amasar
  • maseira

References

  • “massa” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • “massa” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • “masa” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • “masa” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • “masa” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Hopi

Noun

masa

  1. wing (body part of an animal)

Icelandic

Etymology

From Old Norse masa, from Proto-Germanic *masōną. Cognate with English maze.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmaːsa/
  • Rhymes: -aːsa

Verb

masa (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative masaði, supine masað)

  1. (intransitive) to chat, to chatter

Conjugation

Anagrams

  • sama

Indonesian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈmasa]
  • Hyphenation: ma‧sa
  • Homophone: massa

Etymology 1

From Malay masa, probably from Sanskrit मास (māsa, month).

Noun

masa (plural, first-person possessive masaku, second-person possessive masamu, third-person possessive masanya)

  1. period,
    1. history: period of time seen as coherent entity.
    2. length of time.
    3. length of time during which something repeats.
  2. time,
    1. inevitable passing of events.
    2. quantity of availability in time.
    3. time of day, as indicated by a clock, etc.
    4. particular moment or hour.
    5. measurement under some system of the time of day or moment in time.
    6. numerical indication of a particular moment in time.

Synonyms

  • kala
  • waktu

Derived terms

Etymology 2

Semantic loan from Javanese mosok.

Adverb

masa

  1. words to express distrust and rhetorical in nature.

Etymology 3

Unknown.

Adverb

masa

  1. (archaeology) unit of measurement of weight for gold and silver.

Further reading

  • “masa” in Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia (KBBI) Daring, Jakarta: Badan Pengembangan dan Pembinaan Bahasa, Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Republik Indonesia, 2016.

Japanese

Romanization

masa

  1. Rōmaji transcription of まさ

Malay

Etymology

Probably from Sanskrit मास (māsa, month).

Pronunciation

  • (Johor-Selangor) IPA(key): /masə/
  • (Riau-Lingga) IPA(key): /masa/
  • Rhymes: -asə, -sə,

Noun

masa (Jawi spelling ماس‎, plural masa-masa, informal 1st possessive masaku, impolite 2nd possessive masamu, 3rd possessive masanya)

  1. time (inevitable passing of events)
  2. time (quantity of availability in time)
  3. time (time of day, as indicated by a clock, etc)
  4. time (particular moment or hour)
  5. time (measurement under some system of the time of day or moment in time)
  6. time (numerical indication of a particular moment in time)

Synonyms

  • kala / کالا
  • waktu / وقتو

Further reading

  • “masa” in Pusat Rujukan Persuratan Melayu | Malay Literary Reference Centre, Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, 2017.

Northern Sami

Pronoun

masa

  1. illative singular of mii

Norwegian Bokmål

Alternative forms

  • maset
  • maste (simple past)
  • mast (past participle)

Verb

masa

  1. inflection of mase:
    1. simple past
    2. past participle

Norwegian Nynorsk

Alternative forms

  • mase

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /²mɑːsɑ/

Verb

masa (present tense masar, past tense masa, past participle masa, passive infinitive masast, present participle masande, imperative mas)

  1. to nag
    • 1853, Ivar Aasen, Prøver af Landsmaalet i Norge:
      [] sidan tok han til aa masa um ei Gullkedja, som han visste, ho skulde hava; han vilde kaupa da Halsgullet, um da var aldri so dyrt []
      [] then he started nagging about a gold chain, that he knew she had; he wanted to buy that necklace, no matter the price []

References

  • “masa” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Polish

Etymology

From Latin māssa, from Ancient Greek μᾶζα (mâza, bread).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈma.sa/

Noun

masa f

  1. (physics) mass

Declension

Further reading

  • masa in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian

Etymology 1

Borrowed from French masser.

Verb

a masa (third-person singular present masează, past participle masat1st conj.

  1. to massage
Conjugation
Related terms
  • masaj
  • masare
  • masat (past participle of masa)

Etymology 2

Noun

masa f

  1. definite nominative/accusative singular of masă

Serbo-Croatian

Noun

màsa f (Cyrillic spelling ма̀са)

  1. mass

Declension


Slovene

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /máːsa/

Noun

mȃsa f

  1. mass (large quantity; sum)

Inflection


Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmasa/, [ˈma.sa]
  • Homophone: maza (non-Castilian)
  • Hyphenation: ma‧sa

Etymology 1

From Latin massa, from Ancient Greek μᾶζα (mâza, bread).

Noun

masa f (plural masas)

  1. (food) dough
    Synonym: pasta
  2. (physics) mass
  3. drove (large amount)
Derived terms
Related terms
  • masivo

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

masa

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of masar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of masar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of masar.

Further reading

  • “masa” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

Tagalog

Etymology

Borrowed from Spanish masa.

Noun

masa (Baybayin spelling ᜋᜐ)

  1. dough
  2. people; the masses

Derived terms


Tausug

Noun

masa

  1. era, epoch, age
    Synonym: jaman

Turkish

Etymology

From Ottoman Turkish ماسه‎, borrowed from Bulgarian маса (masa, table), from Romanian masă.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [masa]

Noun

masa (definite accusative masayı, plural masalar)

  1. table

Declension

References


Venetian

Etymology

Compare Italian massa

Noun

masa f (plural mase)

  1. mass

Adverb

masa

  1. too much
  2. very

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Spanish) in Mexican cooking, a dough made from masa harina, ground, dried maize and used to make tamales etc..
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)