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María

María

See also: maria, Maria, maría, Mária, Mâria, and Mariä

Asturian

Proper noun

María f

  1. Mary, Maria (female given name)

Icelandic

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmaːri(ː)ja/
  • Rhymes: -aːrija

Proper noun

María f

  1. A female given name, Mary

Declension


Spanish

Etymology

From Hebrew מִרְיָם.

Proper noun

María f

  1. A female given name, the Spanish and Galician equivalent of Mary.
  2. Mary; Miriam (biblical character)
    • 1602, La Santa Biblia (antigua versión de Casiodoro de Reina), rev., Marcos 6:3a:
      ¿No es éste el carpintero, hijo de María, hermano de Jacobo, y de José, y de Judas, y de Simón?

Related terms

  • (abbreviation)

maría

maría

See also: maria, Maria, Mária, María, and Mâria

Spanish

Noun

maría f (plural marías)

  1. magpie (bird)
  2. (historical) Former coin of Spain in the 17th century, equivalent to 12 reales de vellón
  3. Marie biscuit
  4. (colloquial) doss subject
  5. (colloquial) housewife
  6. (colloquial) uncultured woman
  7. (colloquial, uncountable) weed (marijuana)
  8. (Mexico, colloquial) Indian immigrant from the countryside to Mexico City

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