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proper noun 
  1. The fifth month of the Gregorian calendar, following April and preceding June.
  2. The hawthorn or its blossoms (as it blooms in May)
  3. (given name, female), pet name for Mary and Margaret, reinforced by the month and plant meaning
  4. A surname.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: mei(nl)
  • French: mai(fr)m
  • German: Wonnemond(de, Mai, m}}, {{t, de)m
  • Italian: maggio(it)
  • Spanish: mayo(es)m
Etymology: , from , from maiOld French, mai, from Maius, Maia's month, from Maia, a Roman earth goddess, possibly from Proto-Indo-European
  • magya, she who is great, from Proto-Indo-European base
  • meg-, great



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noun 
  1. The hawthorn bush or its blossoms.
Translations: 
  • French: aubépine
  • German: WeiíŸdornblí¼te
  • Italian: biancospino
  • Spanish: espino , marzoleto
    (trans-bottom)
verb (inf=-, may, -, might, -)
  1. (context, modal auxiliary verb, defective) To have permission to. Used in granting permission and in questions to make polite requests.
You smoke outside.
May I sit there?
  1. (context, modal auxiliary verb, defective) possibly, Possibly, but not certainly.
He be lying.
  1. (context, subjunctive present, defective) Expressing something that is possibly true.
come what
Translations: 
  • French: use subjunctive of pouvoir
    (trans-mid)
  • German: dí¼rfen, kí¶nnten
  • Italian: use subjunctive of potere

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