Origin of ma
Origin of M.A.1
Examples from the Web for ma
Ma wrote online, “Let the users decide who wins the game, not monopoly and power.”
To be fair, Ma provided the only safe answer to that question, if “safe” means acceptable to the Chinese Communist Party.
When Ma was still an English teacher in Hangzhou earning $12 a month, he gathered 17 men and women in his apartment.
“They call me Ma because I give them money and horses and diamonds,” Mandelbaum reportedly said.Meet 'The Queen of Thieves' Marm Mandelbaum, New York City's First Mob Boss|J. North Conway|September 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is Ma who refuses to abandon the down-and-out Wilson family even though their company may slow the journey west.
"I didn't know you wanted me this morning, Ma," the boy replied, an afterglow of happiness still on his face.Carl and the Cotton Gin|Sara Ware Bassett
"I am very sorry I couldn't go on writing from dictation, Ma," sobbed Caddy.Bleak House|Charles Dickens
No ma'm, I nebber seed Sherman but I seed some of his soldiers.
I didn't want to do it, 'count o' Ma, partly; but we kep' worryin' an' worryin' 'bout ye.The Bacillus of Beauty|Harriet Stark
French teachers are in great demand, but where shall you find that first pupil—tell me that, ma fille.Life on the Stage|Clara Morris
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Word Origin for MA
1823, childish or colloquial shortening of mamma.