mah <04100>

hm mah or hm mah or m ma or m ma also hm meh

Pronunciation:maw mah maw mah meh
Origin:a primitive particle, Greek 2982 lama
Reference:TWOT - 1149
PrtSpch:interr pronoun, indefinite pronoun
In Hebrew:hm 445, hml 143, hmw 80, hmlw 34, hmb 23, hmk 12, hmbw 5, hmkw 1, hmls 1, *hm {ym} 1
In NET:Why 131, What 128, what 96, How 45, how 24, why 14, What's 3, Whatever 3, None of your business 2, whatever 2, How many 2, There is no reason 1, How long 1, have 1, that 1, things 1, whether 1, otherwise 1, how much 1, Why Why 1, how long 1, Who 1
In AV:what, how, why, whereby, wherein, how long, how oft, to what end
Count:27
Definition:interr pron
1) what, how, of what kind
1a) (interrogative)
1a1) what?
1a2) of what kind
1a3) what? (rhetorical)
1a4) whatsoever, whatever, what
1b) (adverb)
1b1) how, how now
1b2) why
1b3) how! (exclamation)
1c) (with prep)
1c1) wherein?, whereby?, wherewith?, by what means?
1c2) because of what?
1c3) the like of what?
1c3a) how much?, how many?, how often?
1c3b) for how long?
1c4) for what reason?, why?, to what purpose?
1c5) until when?, how long?, upon what?, wherefore?

indef pron
2) anything, aught, what may
or mah {mah}; or ma {maw}; or ma {mah}; also meh {meh}; a
primitive particle; properly, interrogative what? (including
how? why? when?); but also exclamation, what! (including
how!), or indefinitely what (including whatever, and even
relatively, that which); often used with prefixes in various
adverbial or conjunctive senses:-how (long, oft, (-
soever)), (no-)thing, what (end, good, purpose, thing),
whereby(-fore, -in, -to, -with), (for) why.

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