Main meanings of maas in English

: maas1Maas2


Pronunciation /mɑːs/


mass nounSouth African
  • Thick, naturally soured milk.

    ‘Siphosethu was sent to a spaza shop about 500 metres from her home at about 3pm on Wednesday to buy maas for her father.’
    • ‘Whether you require process equipment for milk, maas, cheese or yoghurt, we have the technology and products to suite your requirements.’
    • ‘Milk of Africa Amasi, or maas, is a thick, naturally soured milk, rather like yoghurt, enjoyed by many southern African people.’


Afrikaans, from Zulu amasi (plural), denoting curdled milk.

Main meanings of Maas in English

: maas1Maas2


Pronunciation /maːs/

proper noun

Dutch name for Meuse