How To Spell may?

Correct spelling: may

What does the abbreviation may mean?


the fifth month
May as a girl's name is pronounced may. It is of English origin, and the meaning of May is "the fifth month". The month of May was named for Maia, the Roman earth goddess. Also a short form of the names Matthew and Mary. Also a Sanskrit word meaning "illusion". See also Mai. Actress Mae West; writer Maya Angelou; poet May Sarton.

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What are the rhymes for may?

  1. re, yay, kay, trey, ley, k, pray, mae, frey, waye, jay, stray, grey, pei, maye, yea, j, sta, de, bray, daye, tay, weigh, graye, se, day, wy, slay, spray, quay, dae, jae, gaye, whey, tray, shay, cray, rey, faye, nej, fe, dey, ray, ay, fay, bey, they, rae, flay, gway, cay, klay, brae, paye, lait, wray, nay, sze, haye, brey, neigh, vey, mey, stay, hay, bay, lay, tae, raye, ne, sleigh, sway, saye, fray, wei, ney, dray, hwe, pay, ca, khe, kaye, play, fey, mei, quai, gray, clay, che, prey, drey, hey, ae, shea, blay, wey, jaye, lei, way, say;
  2. cafe, passe, valet, cache, olay, hervey, da, o'shea, mckay, sergei, allay, today, portray, millay, mccrea, astray, moray, chalet, ek, cathay, survey, display, nikkei, bouquet, okay, belay, ha, fillet, purvey, hooray, crochet, levey, mackay, calais, repay, delray, replay, ga, puree, mcveigh, toupee, dismay, manet, cliche, rene, halfway, monet, hurray, filet, array, dk, croquet, souffle, abbe, ole, beauvais, obey, sorbet, jose, orsay, macrae, renee, beret, betray, nisei, delay, soiree, carre, away, buffet, ballet, gervais, asay, essay, parquet, convey, prepay, bombay, b-j, dossier, saute, oj, decay, risque, defray;
  3. monterey, overplay, dak, aaa, uva, cabaret, piaget, fiance, ira, intraday, disobey, ekk, underplay, cea, bta, underway, disarray, cabernet, chevrolet, faberge, attache, bua, monterrey, lyonnais, bouvier, jna, perrier, ita, overstay;
  4. noaa, ceta, communique, foia, cabriolet, hiaa, asea, naivete;
  5. waga;

What are the translations for may?

Arabic word for May

مِنَ الـمُحْتَمَل.

Chinese words for May

可, 要, 可能做.

Dutch words for May

kunnen, mei.

French words for May

pouvoir, avoir le droit, mois de mai.

German words for May

mögen, Mai, dürfen, Blütezeit, Lenz.

Hindi word for May

हो सकता है.

Italian words for May

maggio, potere.

Japanese words for May

5月, 山査子, サンザシ, さんざし, 五月, メイ, ごがつ.

Javanese word for May


Korean word for May

~일지도 모른다.

Malay word for May


Marathi word for May


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Polish word for May


Portuguese words for May

talvez, ter permissão.

Romanian word for May

a avea voie.

Spanish words for May

poder, mayo.

Swedish word for May


Turkish word for May

Mayıs ayı.

Vietnamese word for May