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Meaning of "ouma" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD OUMA

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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF OUMA

ouma  [ˈəʊmɑː] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OUMA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Ouma is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES OUMA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of ouma in the English dictionary

The definition of ouma in the dictionary is grandmother, esp in titular use with surname. Other definition of ouma is any elderly woman.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OUMA


Armagh
ɑːˈmɑː
cauchemar
ˈkəʊʃmɑː
grandma
ˈɡrænˌmɑː
Hama
ˈhɑːmɑː
ma
mɑː
maa
mɑː
maar
mɑː
mama
məˈmɑː
mar
mɑː
Myanmar
ˈmaɪænmɑː
Omar
ˈəʊmɑː
padma
ˈpʌdmɑː
Palomar
ˈpæləˌmɑː
Panama
ˌpænəˈmɑː
sama
ˈsɑːmɑː
Shema
ʃəˈmɑː
simar
sɪˈmɑː
summa
ˈsʊmɑː
Toyama
ˈtəʊjɑːˌmɑː
Umar
ˈuːmɑː

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OUMA

ought
oughtn´t
oughtness
ouguiya
Ouida
Ouija board
ouistiti
Oujda
Oulu
ounce
oundy
OUP
oupa
our
Our Father
our feathered friends
our kid
Our Lady
Our Lord
ourali

WORDS THAT END LIKE OUMA

Ancohuma
barotrauma
curcuma
douma
duma
empyreuma
fusuma
huma
lucuma
luma
mazuma
papauma
pneuma
puma
satsuma
State Duma
struma
trauma
Zuma

Synonyms and antonyms of ouma in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «ouma» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OUMA

Find out the translation of ouma to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of ouma from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «ouma» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

欧码
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ouma
570 millions of speakers

English

ouma
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ओउमा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أوما
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Ума
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ouma
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ouma
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

ouma
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ouma
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ouma
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

合馬
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

Ouma을
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ouma
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Ouma
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ouma
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ओमा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ouma
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Ouma
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Ouma
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ума
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Ouma
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Ouma
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Ouma
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Ouma
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Ouma
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of ouma

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OUMA»

The term «ouma» is quite widely used and occupies the 33.981 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OUMA» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about ouma

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OUMA»

Discover the use of ouma in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ouma and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Suid-Afrikaanse Resepte uit my Ouma se Kombuis:
Asynpoeding Ouma se heerlike suurlemoen poeding Broodpoeding BRAAIVLEIS GEREGTE Blatjangbraaisous Roosterkoek TERTE, KOEKE EN KLEIN KOEKIES Ouma Se Melktert Koeksisters Brandewyn Tert Jodetert Ouma se donker ...
Mabel Dawn Van Niekerk, 2013
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J.M.G. Le Clézio Et la Métaphore Exotique
Dans un second temps, cependant, le portrait d'Ouma se précise un peu. Nous apprenons qu'Ouma est métisse : son père est rodriguais et sa mère est hindoue. De plus, Ouma a été éduquée par les soeurs françaises de Maurice : elle est ...
Bruno Thibault, 2009
3
English Matters Level 3
Ouma Rusks (Part two) The results were perfect, just as Ouma Greyvensteyn had planned. When the rusks had cooled on a wire tray, she put them in a big paper bag and set off back to Molteno. Ouma's rusks were a big success with the ...
4
Yosemite Thunder
Her voice was weak but so insistent that Ouma finally placed both hands on Jacinta's belly, closed her eyes and began to chant. Jacinta grew even more upset. “No, no!” she cried. “No more prayers!” Ouma gently pulled up Jacinta's soiled ...
Gary McCarthy, 2011
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Kenya Gazette
DXXX, by our client, Herbert Ouma Oburra, of P,0. Box 42086, Nairobi in the Republic of Kenya, formerly known as Herbert Habakkuk Ouma Obura alias Herbert Ouma Obura alias Habakuk Bert Ouma Obura alias Habakuk Bert Ouma Oburra, ...
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Silwerstrome Vol Liefde: Volume 2
Met 'n glimlag sit jy daar en terugdink aan al jou seëninge van toeka tot nou Jare het gekom en gegaan maarjy, Ouma, het altyd ons beskermengel gebly Daai hande van jou, Ouma, kan ek nog voel toe jy my as baba vertroetel het Die ...
Raymond Bridges, 2014
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Tuis Met Lewensvaardighede
Johan se ouma is baie siek. Die dokter het vir Johan se ma gesê dat sy ouma hospitaal toe moet vat sodat die dokters in die hospitaal haar kan gesond maak. Johan het nog nooit 'n hospitaal gesien nie. Hy moet skool toe gaan wanneer sy  ...
Maskew Miller Longman, Maskew Miller Longman Staff, 1998
8
Lads
A short while later they could hear Ouma humming outside. Ouma lived in the outskirts of Cape Town with four grandchildren; two boys and two girls. They all lived on her meagre wages from cleaning the boys' house two times aweek.
Lerato Mulvaney, 2010
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Building with Bananas
An autobiography of a woman's growth into Christian maturity as she struggled to understand as well as experience the fullness of a personal relationship with God and to understand the difference between presumptuous faith and the faith ...
Ouma Canki, 2012
10
Kenya Gazette
MMXI, by our client, Alexelle Grace Akinyi Ouma, of P.O. Box 61595, Nairobi in the Republic of Kenya, formerly known as Grace Beldinah Akinyi Ouma alias Grace Akinyi Ouma, formally and absolutely renounced and abandoned the use of ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OUMA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term ouma is used in the context of the following news items.
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Disappointment as Obama skips visit to ancestral home
"We have spent millions to prepare for Obama's visit," said Wilson Ouma, deputy governor of the region. "We are disappointed ... because he ... «USA TODAY, Jul 15»
2
BASKETBALL: Falcons humiliate Power
Arriel Okall snatched 13 points and 14 points while Joseph Ouma and Stephen Omony added a game-high 15 and 14 points as the Falcons ... «New Vision, Jul 15»
3
Bandari Face Sofapaka In KPL
Agro Chemical stretched lead in the 74th minute when they were awarded a free kick and fullback Robert Ouma curled the ball over the wall ... «Coastweek, Jul 15»
4
Concern As Students Miss Out On University Courses of Choice
By Ouma Wanzala. Some professional courses in public universities failed to attract more than two students in the just concluded second and ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
5
One brother killed, another in hospital after gang attack in Katutura
Gregory's grandmother, Ouma Lombard, said the 25-year-old was the breadwinner and that ... We are grateful for that,” Ouma Lombard said. «Namibian, Jul 15»
6
Masaai Mara prepared to receive Global Entrepreneurship Summit …
... Safari Club Lodge Assistant Manager Geoffrey Ouma said they had ... coming weeks," Ouma told journalists from different media house on a ... «The Standard Digital News, Jul 15»
7
Izzy Burgos, Inspirational Figure, Is Shot and Killed
He did not succeed at winning the BWAA's first Courage in Overcoming Adversity Award; that went to Kassim Ouma, who was abducted as a ... «The Sweet Science, Jul 15»
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16-Team Nairobi Women's Tourney Set to Start Next Month
Nairobi branch chairman Michael Ouma said the tourney will be hosted at the refurbished Camp Toyoyo grounds in Jericho starting from the ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
9
Wanga At Azam
Wanga becomes the sixth Kenyan to join Azam following in the footsteps of Ibrahim Shikanda, Francis Ouma, George Odhiambo, Joakins ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
10
Bringing Smiles, One 'Happy Room' at a Time
Then a friend from Africa, Alice Ouma, visited and sat in this room. Alice smiled and said how happy she felt. After she returned to Africa, Alice ... «Adventist Review, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Ouma [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/ouma>. Nov 2020 ».
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