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まいか
maika-2
JLPT N2
Edit  Amatuka
Meaning
won't you?
Won't you give me ~ ?
agemasen ka
Edit  Amatuka
Formation
Phrases
せんせいにこのはなしをきみからしてよろしくそうだんしてくれまいか
Couldn't you, if it's alright, discuss this matter with your teacher?
Edit  #495 Amatuka
Discussion and comments
Vru -> Vrumai/maika

VII
taberu ->tabemai/taberumai

VIII
suru -> surumai/sumai/shimai
seishun
そうです。日本語があまい!How about this?
君から、もし構わなければ、この話を先生に相談してくれまいか?
Miki
Did you pick up the translation from Google? Searched by よろしく相談。The sentence is from a letter written in 1916. The Japanese is old.
…、この話を先生に相談していただけませんか?or 相談していただけないものか? would be modern expression.
Miki
まいか or ないか is normally used by a senior person to address his junior. It is not a honorrific.頂けませんか would be the polite form.頂けないものか would be the mordern version of まいか.
bamboo4
Note different verb form used before まい.
Amatuka
Hmm, not completely sure of the translation on this one ...
Amatuka
I was taught that this まいか form is also used to express some confusion : whether...or not -- don't know yet.
...行こうか行くまいか考えている。
..still considering whether going or not.
Yuri
Same as maika, I think there should not be a separate entry for mai_ka_-2, it should be here under the heading of mai-2.
paulblay