Origin of maya
OTHER WORDS FROM mayamayan, adjective
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Maya's second husband passed away a few years back, so Geoff often helps her out with minor repairs in her house.Miss Manners: Get out of Dodge before the abusive mother-in-law visits|Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin, Jacobina Martin|February 25, 2021|Washington Post
In late January, Maya requested that her daughter be evaluated for an IEP.
Three days before Maya was scheduled to meet with school district officials to discuss the findings and her daughter’s eligibility for an IEP, her children’s Bay Area public school shuttered in response to the pandemic.
Maya and Beena helped people watching the event share their stories too.
Since most stars in the galaxy are much older than the sun, the absence of signals so far suggests that most communicating civilizations have already come and gone, like the Maya and Myceneans.Self-destructive civilizations may doom our search for alien intelligence|Tom Siegfried|July 6, 2020|Science News
The day we shot that scene, it was her first day on set and Maya Angelou had died that morning.Ava DuVernay on ‘Selma,’ the Racist Sony Emails, and Making Golden Globes History|Marlow Stern|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The ancient Maya believed that the underworld of caves was home to gods that controlled rainfall and harvest bounties.The Cave Where Mayans Sacrificed Humans Is Open for Visitors|Nina Strochlic|August 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On death row in Sudan last week, Meriam Ibrahim gave birth to a girl, whom she named Maya.Obama Adds Insult to Injury for Sharia-Condemned Young Mother in Sudan|Nina Shea|June 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We have Maya Rudolph, rather than, say, Tina Fey, headlining an attempt to revive the television variety show.How Barack and Michelle Have Normalized Black Prominence|John McWhorter|May 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Out of deep injury, Maya Angelou had a way of finding universal hope.Maya Angelou Knew How To Inspire As A Writer, Teacher, and Great Human Being|Joshua DuBois|May 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It certainly seems clear that he took the son of Maya, rather than the child of Mary, as his exemplar.
It reminds us that the followers of Maya's son and Mary's alike lapsed into paganism, and almost by the same stages.
The Votanic institutions can only be known by the traces they may be supposed to have left in those of the later Maya nations.
Much of our knowledge respecting the original Maya empire is drawn from the traditions of a rival power.
There is no reason to suppose it in any way connected with Maya.The Maya Chronicles|Various