[mah-yah, -yuh] /ˈmɑ yɑ, -yə/
the power, as of a god, to produce illusions.
the production of an illusion.
(in Vedantic philosophy) the illusion of the reality of sensory experience and of the experienced qualities and attributes of oneself.
(initial capital letter). Also called Mahamaya. a goddess personifying the power that creates phenomena.
[mah-yuh] /ˈmɑ yə/
noun, plural Mayas (especially collectively) Maya.
a member of a major pre-Columbian civilization of the Yucatán Peninsula that reached its peak in the 9th century a.d. and produced magnificent ceremonial cities with pyramids, a sophisticated mathematical and calendar system, hieroglyphic writing, and fine sculpture, painting, and ceramics.
a member of a modern American Indian people of southern Mexico, Guatemala, and parts of Honduras who are the descendants of this ancient civilization.
any of the languages; the historical and modern languages of the Mayas.
/ˈmaɪə; ˈmɑːjə; ˈmɑːjɑː/
(Hinduism) illusion, esp the material world of the senses regarded as illusory
/ˈmaɪə; ˈmɑːjə; ˈmɑːjɑː/
the Hindu goddess of illusion, the personification of the idea that the material world is illusory
Also called Mayan, (pl) -ya, -yas. a member of an American Indian people of Yucatan, Belize, and N Guatemala, having an ancient culture once characterized by outstanding achievements in architecture, astronomy, chronology, painting, and pottery
the language of this people See also Mayan
1822, from the native name. Related: Mayan (1831).
- Maya lin
[lin] /lɪn/ noun 1. Maya Ying [mah-yuh ying] /ˈmɑ yə ˈyɪŋ/ (Show IPA), born 1959, U.S. architect and sculptor. 2. a female given name, form of or .
[mah-yuh-kawf-skee, -kof-; Russian muh-yuh-kawf-skyee] /ˌmɑ yəˈkɔf ski, -ˈkɒf-; Russian mə yʌˈkɔf skyi/ noun 1. Vladimir Vladimirovich [vlad-uh-meer vlad-uh-meer-uh-vich;; Russian vluh-dyee-myir vluh-dyee-myi-ruh-vyich] /ˈvlæd əˌmɪər ˌvlæd əˈmɪər əˌvɪtʃ;; Russian vlʌˈdyi myɪr vlʌˈdyi myɪ rə vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA), 1893–1930, Russian poet. /Russian məjɪˈkɔfskij/ noun 1. Vladimir Vladimirovich (vlaˈdimir vlaˈdimirəvitʃ). 1893–1930, Russian Futurist poet and dramatist. His poems include […]
[mah-yuh n] /ˈmɑ yən/ adjective 1. of or relating to the , their culture, or their languages. noun 2. a member of the Mayan tribe. 3. a group of languages spoken by the in southern Mexico, Guatemala, and Belize, including Yucatec, Quiché, and Huastec. /ˈmaɪən/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of the Maya […]
noun 1. an American plant, Podophyllum peltatum, of the barberry family, bearing an edible, yellowish, egg-shaped fruit. 2. the fruit itself. noun 1. an American berberidaceous plant, Podophyllum peltatum, with edible yellowish egg-shaped fruit 2. the fruit of this plant