Definition for oma (2 of 2)
plural -omas, -omata.
Examples from the Web for oma
When he went out to hunt, Oma always feared till he came back.
And Oma looked into the embers, and she too saw the flickering spirits of the things to be.
Oma carefully drew the little clay pots from the fire, and after they had cooled she examined them.
The next day Oma made baskets lined with clay, and then, putting them on flat stones, pushed them into the heat of the fire.
The present in the first conjugation keeps the reduplication of the stem, and changes the final e to -oma.The Mafulu|Robert W. Williamson
British Dictionary definitions for oma
n combining form
Word Origin for -oma
Word Origin and History for oma
word-forming element, from Greek -oma, with lengthened stem vowel + -ma, suffix forming neuter nouns and nouns that indicate result of verbal action (equivalent of Latin -men); especially taken in medical use as "morbid growth, tumor," based on sarcoma, carcinoma.