5 letter words starting with MAY

The following list contains 4 five letter words in English

5 letter words starting with MAY in English

5 letter words starting with MAYA

5 letter words starting with MAYB

5 letter words starting with MAYO

Common 5 letter words starting with MAY with meaning

Parts of Speech

Noun, adjective


Noun: A member of an American Indian people of Yucatán and adjacent areas.
Adjective: Relating to the Maya or their language.


US: /ˈmaɪən/

UK: /ˈmʌɪən/

Origin and Usage

The term "Mayan" comes from the name of the Maya people who inhabited parts of Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, and Honduras. As an adjective, it is used to describe anything that is related to the Maya or their language, while as a noun, it refers to a member of this indigenous group.



Related Words

Mayas, Manya, Manyu

Example Sentences
  1. She visited the Mayan ruins in Mexico.
  2. He studied Mayan hieroglyphs in college.
  3. The Mayan civilization was one of the most advanced in history.
Here are the results for "mayas": 1. Parts of Speech: noun (plural) 2. Definitions: - A civilization that flourished in Central America and southern Mexico between 2000 BC and 1500 AD. - A member of this civilization. 3. Pronunciations: - US: /ˈmaɪəz/ - UK: /ˈmʌɪəz/ 4. Origin and Usage: The Mayas were a Mesoamerican civilization that developed a hieroglyphic writing system and made significant advancements in mathematics, astronomy, and architecture. They were known for their impressive pyramids, temples, and cities, including Chichén Itzá, Tikal, and Palenque. The Mayas were one of the most sophisticated civilizations of their time, but their civilization declined after the arrival of the Spanish in the 16th century. 5. Synonyms: None 6. Related Words: None 7. Example Sentences: - The Mayas were skilled astronomers and mathematicians. - The Mayas built impressive structures, such as the Temple of the Inscriptions in Palenque. - Many Mayas were killed or enslaved by the Spanish during the conquest of the Americas.

Part of Speech: Adverb

Definition: Used to express uncertainty or possibility.

Pronunciation (US): /ˈmeɪ.bi/

Pronunciation (UK): /ˈmeɪ.bi/

Origin and Usage: The word "maybe" originated in the mid-16th century, and it is derived from the phrase "may be." It is used to express uncertainty or possibility in a sentence.

Synonyms: Perhaps, possibly, conceivably, perchance, feasibly.

Related Words: Mayhap, mayest, mayhem, mayor, mayos.

Example Sentences:

  1. "Maybe he will come to the party tonight."
  2. "She said maybe they could go on a trip together."
  3. "Maybe it will rain tomorrow."

Part of Speech: Noun

Definition: A mayor is the elected head of a city or town government.

Pronunciation (US): /ˈmeɪər/

Pronunciation (UK): /ˈmeər/

Origin and Usage: The word "mayor" comes from the Old French word "maire," which means "head of a city." The first recorded use of the word in English was in the 14th century. The term is used in countries all over the world to refer to the elected head of a city or town government.

Synonyms: Chief executive, leader, head of government, head of city council

Related Words: Major, Manor

Example Sentences:

  • The mayor of the city announced a new initiative to reduce crime.
  • The mayor will be attending the opening ceremony of the new community center.
  • The mayors term in office will end next year.