Elements Starting with M

usage
type
ma 1 Japanese
Japanese kun reading of zhēn.
ma 2 Japanese
Japanese on reading of .
ma 3 満, 滿 Japanese
Japanese nanori reading of mǎn.
ma 4 Japanese
Japanese on reading of .
ma 5 Japanese
Japanese kun reading of jiān.
Chinese
Chinese character meaning "flax".
马, 馬 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "horse".
maa маа Mongolian
Mongolian feminine suffix, originating in Tibetan meaning "mother".
macer Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "thin".
mache μάχη Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "battle".
macian Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "to make".
macon Old Dutch
Old Dutch word meaning "to make".
madaha مدح Arabic
Arabic word meaning "to praise".
madhu मधु Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "sweet, delicious, honey".
madhukara मधुकर Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "bee, honey-maker".
madinah مدينة Arabic
Arabic word meaning "city".
madonna Italian
Italian title for the Virgin Mary meaning "my lady".
mae Japanese
Japanese kun reading of qián.
máel Ancient Irish
Old Irish word meaning "bald, shaved, tonsured", and by extension "devotee, servant".
mael Ancient Welsh, Medieval Breton
Welsh and Breton word meaning "prince, chieftain, lord".
mær 1 Anglo-Saxon
Old English element meaning "famous".
mær 2 Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse element meaning "maid".
mærr Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse element meaning "famous".
magan Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "mighty, strong".
magister Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "teacher, master, leader".
maglos Ancient Celtic (Hypothetical)
Celtic word meaning "noble, chief".
magn Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse element meaning "mighty, strong".
magnus Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "great".
magyar Hungarian
Hungarian word meaning "Hungarian".
maha महा Sanskrit
Sanskrit element meaning "great".
mahhon Old High German
Old High German word meaning "to make".
mahmud مَحْمُود Arabic
Arabic word meaning "praised, commendable".
maht Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "might, strength".
mai 1 Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of méi (referring to the tree known as the Chinese plum, species Prunus mume).
mai 2 Japanese
Japanese kun reading of .
mai 3 麻衣 Japanese
Japanese character meaning "linen robe".
main Welsh
Welsh word meaning "slender, thin".
maior Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "greater".
maius Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "May (the month)".
majada مَجَدَ Arabic
Arabic word meaning "to be glorious".
majid مجيد Arabic
Arabic word meaning "glorious".
mäki Medieval Finnic
Finnic word meaning "hill, mountain".
maki Japanese
Japanese kun reading of .
makon Old Saxon
Old Saxon word meaning "to make".
makoto Japanese
Japanese kun reading of chéng.
makram مَكْرَم Arabic
Arabic word meaning "noble trait".
malak ملك Arabic
Arabic word meaning "angel".
mal'akh מַלְאָכְ Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "messenger, angel".
malati मालती Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "jasmine".
malik ملك Arabic
Arabic word meaning "king".
malina Medieval Slavic
Slavic word meaning "raspberry".
malu Medieval Slavic
Slavic word meaning "small".
mǎn 满, 滿 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "full".
man Ancient Germanic, Old High German, Old Dutch
Germanic element meaning "man".
mana 1 Japanese
Japanese nanori reading of ài.
mana 2 Polynesian, Hawaiian
Polynesian word meaning "power".
manag Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "many".
manas मनस् Sanskrit
Sanskrit element meaning "mind, intellect, spirit".
mancus Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "maimed, crippled".
mandala Old High German
Old High German word meaning "almond", of Latin origin.
manisha मनीषा Sanskrit
Sanskrit element meaning "thought, wisdom".
manju मञ्जु Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "lovely, beautiful".
manjula मञ्जुल Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "pleasing, beautiful".
manjusha मञ्जूषा Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "small box, small chest".
mann Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "man".
mansus Late Roman
Medieval Latin word meaning "dwelling".
mantra मन्त्र Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "instrument of thought, prayer, advice".
mantus Medieval Baltic
Lithuanian word meaning "intelligent".
mào Chinese
Chinese character meaning "lush, thick, talented".
maral مرال Persian
Persian word meaning "deer".
marca Late Roman
Late Latin word meaning "border, boundary, march", of Germanic origin.
marchisus Late Roman
Late Latin word meaning "marquis".
marcus Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "hammer".
mare Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "sea".
margarites μαργαρίτης Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "pearl".
mari Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "famous".
mariscalcus Late Roman
Late Latin word meaning "groom", ultimately derived from Germanic marah "horse" and scalc "servant". This is the origin of the English word marshal.
marka Old High German
Old High German word meaning "border, boundary, march".
maros Ancient Celtic (Hypothetical)
Celtic word meaning "great, big".
martellus Late Roman
Late Latin word meaning "hammer".
masa 1 Japanese
Means "become", a Japanese nanori reading of chéng.
masa 2 Japanese
Japanese kun reading of zhèng.
masa 3 Japanese
Japanese nanori reading of .
masa 4 Japanese
Japanese nanori reading of chāng.
masa 5 Japanese
Japanese nanori reading of zhèng.
masaru 1 Japanese
Japanese kun reading of shèng.
masaru 2 Japanese
Means "excellence, superiority, gentleness", a Japanese kun reading of yǒu.
maslo Medieval Slavic
Slavic word meaning "butter".
masu Japanese
Japanese kun reading of .
mathal Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "meeting".
maðr Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse word meaning "man".
mati मति Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "mind, thought".
matsu Japanese
Japanese kun reading of sōng.
matta Late Roman
Late Latin word meaning "reed mat".
mattan מַתָּן Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "gift".
maur Ancient Welsh
Old Welsh word meaning "great, big".
maurus Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "dark skinned, Moorish".
mawar Malay
Malay word meaning "rose".
mayra майра Chechen
Nakh word meaning "husband, brave man".
mayura मयूर Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "peacock".
me Japanese
Japanese kun reading of .
mechi мечь Medieval Slavic
Slavic element meaning "sword".
medea μήδεα Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "plans, counsel, cunning".
medo μέδω Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "to protect, to rule over".
medomai μέδομαι Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "to be mindful of, to provide for, to think on".
medvedi медведь Medieval Slavic
Slavic word meaning "bear".
meeli Medieval Finnic
Finnic word meaning "mood, mind".
megumi 1 恵, 惠 Japanese
Japanese kun reading of huì.
megumi 2 Japanese
Japanese nanori reading of ài.
méi Chinese
Chinese character meaning "plum, apricot" (referring to the tree known as the Chinese plum, species Prunus mume).
měi Chinese
Chinese character meaning "beautiful".
meier Medieval German, Medieval Dutch
Middle High German and Middle Dutch word meaning "bailiff, administrator, steward". It also came to mean "tenant farmer".
meir מֵאִיר Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "giving light".
meiros Medieval Baltic
Baltic element meaning "peace".
mel Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "honey".
mela Southern African, Nguni
Nguni word meaning "stand for, represent".
melaina μέλαινα Ancient Greek
Feminine form of melas.
melas μέλας Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "black, dark".
melek Turkish
Turkish word meaning "angel", ultimately from Arabic.
melekh מֶלֶכְ Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "king".
meli μέλι Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "honey".
melissa μέλισσα Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "bee".
melodia μελῳδία Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "song, chant".
melon μῆλον Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "fruit".
melos μέλος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "song".
melti Medieval Slavic
Slavic word meaning "grind, mill".
mén 门, 門 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "gate, door".
mene μήνη Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "moon".
méng Chinese
Chinese character meaning "bud, sprout".
mèng 梦, 夢 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "dream, vision".
měng Chinese
Chinese character meaning variously "cover, suffer, ignorance".
menis μῆνις Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "wrath".
meno μένω Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "to stay, to wait, to remain".
menos μένος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "mind, strength, courage, force".
menta Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "mint".
mercari Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "to trade, to sell".
merces Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "reward, wages", which in Vulgar Latin acquired the meaning "favour, pity".
meri Medieval Finnic
Finnic word meaning "sea".
meritus Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "deserving".
merki Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse word meaning "border, boundary".
meros μέρος Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "part, share".
meru мѣръ Medieval Slavic
Slavic element meaning "great, famous".
merula Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "blackbird".
merx Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "merchandise, goods".
mes Sumerian
Sumerian word meaning "hero, young man".
mespilum Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "medlar tree" (of Greek origin).
meta μετά Ancient Greek
Greek preposition meaning "with".
meter μήτηρ Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "mother". The genitive form is μητρός (metros).
methystos μέθυστος Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "intoxicated, drunk".
mezzirahs Old High German
Old High German word meaning "knife".
mi 1 美, 미 Japanese, Korean
Japanese and Korean reading of měi.
mi 2 Japanese
Japanese nanori reading of hǎi.
mi 3 実, 實 Japanese
Means "fruit, good result, truth", from a Japanese kun reading of shí.
mi 4 Japanese
Japanese nanori reading of .
mi 5 Japanese
Japanese kun reading of .
mi 6 מִי Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "who" (interrogative pronoun).
mi 7 Japanese
Japanese kun reading of sān.
miǎn 缅, 緬 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "distant, remote".
miào Chinese
Chinese character meaning "mysterious, subtle, exquisite".
michi Japanese
Japanese kun reading of dào.
midori 緑, 綠 Japanese
Japanese kun reading of .
mihr Ancient Persian
Middle Persian word meaning "friendship" and "sun".
miku 未来 Japanese
Jubako reading of mirai.
milde Anglo-Saxon
Old English element meaning "gentle, mild".
mille Medieval English
Middle English word meaning "mill".
miltos μίλτος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "red earth".
milu милъ Medieval Slavic
Slavic element meaning "gracious, dear".
mín 1 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "gentle, affable".
mín 2 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "people, citizens".
mín 3 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "heaven".
mín 4 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "jade, stone resembling jade".
mǐn Chinese
Chinese character meaning "quick, clever, sharp".
min 1 敏, 민 Korean
Korean reading of mǐn.
min 2 旼, 민 Korean
Korean reading of mín.
min 3 民, 민 Korean
Korean reading of mín.
min 4 旻, 민 Korean
Korean reading of mín.
min 5 珉, 민 Korean
Korean reading of mín.
mina मीन Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "fish".
minami Japanese
Japanese kun reading of nán.
minato Japanese
Japanese kun reading of gǎng.
míng 1 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "bright, light, clear".
míng 2 铭, 銘 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "inscribe, engrave".
minh Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of míng.
minna Old High German
Old High German word meaning "love, remembrance".
minnah منّة Arabic
Arabic word meaning "favour, grace".
minoru 実, 實 Japanese
Means "to bear fruit", from a Japanese kun reading of shí.
mintis Medieval Baltic
Baltic word meaning "thought".
mir мир Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
Word meaning "peace" or "world" in many Slavic languages.
mira मीर Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "sea, ocean".
mirabilis Late Roman
Latin word meaning "wonderful".
mirai 未来 Japanese
Japanese character meaning "future".
mirandus Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "admirable, wonderful".
mirna мирна South Slavic
Serbian and Croatian word meaning "peaceful".
miru миръ Medieval Slavic
Slavic element meaning "peace, world".
mishra मिश्र Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "mixed, mingled, honourable".
misti мьсть Medieval Slavic
Slavic element meaning "vengeance, revenge".
mita मित Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "measured".
mið Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse word meaning "middle".
mithra Ancient Persian
Old Persian word meaning "oath, covenant, agreement", later acquiring the meaning "friendship, affection".
miti Tahitian
Tahitian word meaning "sea, salt".
mitra मित्र Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "friend".
mitsu Japanese
Japanese nanori reading of guāng.
miya Japanese
Japanese kun reading of gōng.
mizu 1 Japanese
Japanese kun reading of ruì.
mizu 2 Japanese
Japanese kun reading of shuǐ.
mladu младъ Medieval Slavic
Slavic word meaning "young".
mnester μνηστήρ Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "wooer, courter".
Japanese
Japanese on reading of měng.
moana Polynesian, Hawaiian, Tahitian, Maori
Polynesian word meaning "ocean".
mochi Japanese
Japanese word meaning "wish, desire", a kun reading of wàng.
moe 1 Japanese
Japanese nanori reading of méng.
moe 2 Polynesian, Tahitian
Polynesian word meaning "sleep".
moji Medieval Slavic
Slavic element meaning "my".
molen Dutch
Dutch word meaning "mill".
molin Medieval French
Old French word meaning "mill".
molino Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian word meaning "mill".
molinus Late Roman
Late Latin word meaning "mill", from Classical Latin mola.
molka Medieval Slavic
Slavic word meaning "pool, puddle".
mølle Danish
Danish word meaning "mill".
momi Hawaiian
Hawaiian word meaning "pearl".
momo 1 Japanese
Japanese kun reading of bǎi.
momo 2 Japanese
Japanese kun reading of táo.
mon Japanese
Japanese goon reading of mén.
mona Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "moon".
monachus Late Roman
Medieval Latin word meaning "monk".
monandæg Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "Monday".
mong 蒙, 몽 Korean
Korean reading of měng.
mongol Mongolian
Mongolian word meaning "Mongolian".
mönkh мөнх Mongolian
Mongolian word meaning "eternal".
mons Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "mountain".
montanus Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "mountainous".
mór 1 Ancient Irish
Old Irish word meaning "great, big".
mór 2 Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse word meaning "moor, heath, bog".
mor Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "moor, heath, bog".
morgan Old High German
Old High German word meaning "morning".
mori Japanese
Japanese kun reading of sēn.
morum Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "mulberry".
móðr Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse element meaning "mind, mood".
moto Japanese
Japanese kun reading of běn.
mpho Southern African, Sotho
Sotho-Tswana word meaning "gift".
mrj Ancient Egyptian
Ancient Egyptian word meaning "to love".
mrta मृत Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "dead".
msj Ancient Egyptian
Ancient Egyptian word meaning "to be born".
mu 1 Japanese
Japanese goon reading of .
mu 2 Japanese
Japanese goon reading of mèng.
1 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "admire, desire".
2 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "tree, wood".
3 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "shepherd, tend cattle".
muhammad مُحَمَّد Arabic
Arabic word meaning "praised, commendable".
mukta मुक्त Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "liberated, set free".
mùlán 木兰, 木蘭 Chinese
Chinese word meaning "magnolia".
mulin Old High German
Old High German word meaning "mill".
mulinu Medieval Slavic
Slavic word meaning "mill".
mun 文, 문 Korean
Korean reading of wén.
mund Ancient Germanic, Anglo-Saxon
Germanic element meaning "protection".
mundr Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse element meaning "protection".
muor Old High German
Old High German word meaning "moor, heath, bog".
muot Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "mind, spirit".
muozan Old High German
Old High German word meaning "must, have to".
mura 1 Japanese
Japanese kun reading of cūn.
mura 2 Old High German
Old High German word meaning "wall", of Latin origin.
murus Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "wall".
mus Old High German, Anglo-Saxon, Old Dutch
Old High German, Old English and Old Dutch word meaning "mouse".
musca Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "fly (insect)".
mỹ Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of měi.
myeong 明, 숙 Korean
Korean reading of míng.
mylna Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse word meaning "mill".
myrige Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "pleasant, delightful".
myron μύρον Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "sweet oil, perfume".
myrrha μύρρα Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "myrrh".
myrtos μύρτος Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "myrtle".
mysli Medieval Slavic
Slavic element meaning "thought, idea".