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In the Russian language, Masha (Маша) is a diminutive of Maria. It has been used as a nickname or as a pet name for women named Maria or Marie. An alternative spelling in the Latin alphabet is "Macha". In Serbo-Croatian and Slovene "Maša" is a diminutive of "Marija" but can be a given name in its own right.

Masha (unit)

A masha is a traditional Indian unit of mass, now standardized as .

1 tola = 12 masha, 180 grains, or
1 masha = 8 ratti or

Category:Units of mass Category:Customary units in India

Masha (disambiguation)

Masha is a Russian diminutive form of the given name Maria.

Masha may also refer to:

  • Masha (unit), an Indian traditional measure of weight
  • Masha (woreda), a woreda (administrative division) of Ethiopia
    • Masha (SNNPR), a town in the woreda
  • Mosha, also spelled Masha, a village in Tehran Province, Iran
  • Masha or Masa, a land to the west of Hatti during the Late Bronze Age
Masha (SNNPR)

Masha is a town in south-western Ethiopia. Located in the Sheka Zone in the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples Region (SNNPR), this town has a latitude and longitude of with an elevation of 2223 meters above sea level. Masha had been the administrative center of the Sheka Zone until 1996 when that Zone was combined with the Keffa Zone to create the Keficho Shekicho Zone, when it was demoted to the administrative center of only the Masha Anderacha woreda. When the two former Zones were re-created towards the end of 2000, Masha once again became the capital of the restored Sheko Zone.

According to the SNNPR's Bureau of Finance and Economic Development, Masha's amenities include electrical service provided by a diesel generator, a bank, and a branch of one of the local microfinance organizations.

Masha (woreda)

Masha is one of the woredas in the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Sheka Zone, Masha is bordered on the south by Anderacha, on the west and north by the Oromia Region, and on the east by the Keffa Zone. Towns in Masha include Masha. Masha was part of former Masha Anderacha woreda.

Masha (singer)

Masha Shirin (born ), professionally known as Masha, is a Latvian-born American pop/rock singer-songwriter.

Usage examples of "masha".

Kister danced till he was worn out, Lutchkov never left his corner, scowled, glanced stealthily at Masha, and meeting her eyes, at once threw an expression of indifference into his own.

Lutchkov for the first moment gazed at her in perplexity, then he carelessly took off his sword, threw his hat on the floor, picked his way awkwardly among the arm-chairs, took Masha by the hand, and went round the circle, with no capering up and down nor stamping, as it were unwillingly performing an unpleasant duty.

When they happened to be left alone together, Masha felt horribly awkward.

When they met, Kister noticed a great change in Masha, and Masha, too, found a change in him, but neither spoke of it.

Ten paces from him stood Masha, all flushed from her rapid walk, in a hat, but with no gloves, in a white dress, with a hastily tied kerchief round her neck.

He calmly thought over all the possible results of the duel, mentally placed Masha and himself in all the agonies of misery and parting, and looked forward to the future with hope.

From the time of my earliest recollection I can remember Masha an inmate of our house, yet never until the occurrence of which I am going to speak--an occurrence which entirely altered my impression of her--had I bestowed the smallest attention upon her.

One effect of the obstacle had been to make the otherwise slightly cool and indifferent Basil fall as passionately in love with Masha as it is possible for a man to be who is only a servant and a tailor, wears a red shirt, and has his hair pomaded.

Basil, seating himself beside Masha as soon as ever Madesha had left the room.

When the newly-married couple brought trays of cakes and sweetmeats to Papa as a thank-offering, and Masha, in a cap with blue ribbons, kissed each of us on the shoulder in token of her gratitude, I merely noticed the scent of the rose pomade on her hair, but felt no other sensation.

Sonya was rushing upstairs to Katya and proclaiming all over the house that Masha intended to marry Sergey Mikhaylych.

Although an orphan, Masha is not poor, because even in a modern Arcadia excessive prosperity and excessive poverty are equally unknown.

If Masha does not turn into another Anna Karenina it is because, until the story is almost over, she never sheds the illusion that marriage and romantic love should or might coincide.

What bewitches Masha is the narcissism of adolescence, or the self-love of a youthful soul.

But the honeymoon ends with the beginning of winter, which brings again to Masha a mood of monotony, sadness, and solitude.