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mega

mega

See also: méga, mëga, mega-, and méga-

English

Adjective

mega (not comparable)

  1. (informal) Very large.
    • 2004, Nigel Coates, Collidoscope: new interior design (page 26)
      Follow those in the know to the fifth floor of Sega's Joy Polis, a mega indoor amusement park that's part of the Odaiba Decks Tokyo Bay entertainment complex near Tange's Fuji Television building.
  2. (slang, 1990s) great; excellent
    • 1998, John Barwick, Targeting Text (page 25)
      We had a mega time until Peter fell in the fish pond and cut his leg.
    • 2011, Anna Wilson, Pup Idol: Top of the Pups
      It was totally mega. The audience clapped and cheered when Teasel had finally finished. So did I.

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Czech

Noun

mega n

  1. (informal) million

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Danish

Adverb

mega

  1. (informal) very

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Esperanto

Esperanto ordinal numbers
1,000,000a
    Cardinal : meg
    Ordinal : mega

Etymology

meg + -a.

Adjective

mega (accusative singular megan, plural megaj, accusative plural megajn)

  1. (ordinal, neologism, rare) millionth

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Faroese

Etymology

From Old Norse mega, from Proto-Germanic *maganą, from Proto-Indo-European *magʰ-, *megʰ-.

Verb

mega

  1. must, may

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Icelandic

Etymology

From Old Norse mega, from Proto-Germanic *maganą, from Proto-Indo-European *magʰ-, *megʰ-.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmeiːɣa/
  • Rhymes: -eiːɣa

Verb

mega (preterite-present verb, third-person singular present indicative , third-person singular past indicative mátti, supine mátt)

  1. (transitive, intransitive, governs the accusative) to be allowed, to be permitted, to may syn.
    Þú mátt þetta ekki.
    You're not allowed to do that.
    Hvað bjóða ykkur að borða?
    What may offer you to eat?
  2. (intransitive) to must, to have to syn.
  3. to have the strength, to be able syn.

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Indonesian

Etymology

From Malay mega, from Sanskrit मेघ (megha, cloud).

Noun

mega

  1. cloud (visible mass of water droplets suspended in the air)

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Malay

Etymology

From Sanskrit मेघ (megha, cloud).

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Pronunciation

Noun

mega (Jawi spelling ميݢ)

  1. cloud (visible mass of water droplets suspended in the air)

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Spanish

Adjective

mega

  1. feminine singular of mego