Mafia

For ither uises, see Mafia (disambiguation).

Mafia is a term uised tae describe certaint faimily- or culturally-based organisit crime enterprises. The best kent o thir, an the oreeginator o the term, is the Sicilian Mafia, a creeminal syndicate that emergit in the mid 19t century in Sicily, Italy. Accordin tae the classic definition, the Mafia is a creeminal organisation oreeginatin in Sicily.[1] The American Mafia arose frae Sicilians Mafia members immigratin tae the Unitit States durin the late nineteent century, follaein waves o Italian emigration. Thay carriet on the creeminal tradeetion an structur o thair Sicilian coonterpairts, but evolvit intae a pan-Italian group.

Thare wur seemilar affshuits in Canadae amang Italian Canadians. The same haes been claimit o organisit creeme amang Italians in Australie.[2] Housomeivver, the term "mafia" haes acome a generic term for ony structured organisit creeme group.

Other Languages
العربية: مافيا
azərbaycanca: Mafiya
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Мафія
български: Мафия
brezhoneg: Mafia
bosanski: Mafija
català: Màfia
کوردی: مافیا
čeština: Mafie
Cymraeg: Maffia
dansk: Mafia
Deutsch: Mafia
Ελληνικά: Μαφία
English: Mafia
Esperanto: Mafio
español: Mafia
eesti: Maffia
euskara: Mafia
فارسی: مافیا
suomi: Mafia
français: Mafia
Gaeilge: Maifia
עברית: מאפיה
हिन्दी: माफ़िया
hrvatski: Mafija
magyar: Maffia
հայերեն: Մաֆիա
Bahasa Indonesia: Mafia
Ido: Mafio
italiano: Mafia
日本語: マフィア
ქართული: მაფია
қазақша: Мафия
한국어: 마피아
Latina: Mafia
lietuvių: Mafija
latviešu: Mafija
македонски: Мафија
മലയാളം: മാഫിയ
Bahasa Melayu: Mafia
Malti: Mafja
မြန်မာဘာသာ: မာဖီးယား
Napulitano: Mafia
Nederlands: Maffia
norsk: Mafia
occitan: Màfia
polski: Mafia
português: Máfia
română: Mafie
русский: Мафия
sardu: Mafia
sicilianu: Mafia
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Mafija
Simple English: Mafia
slovenčina: Mafia
slovenščina: Mafija
shqip: Mafia
српски / srpski: Мафија
svenska: Maffia
тоҷикӣ: Мафия
Tagalog: Mafia
Türkçe: Mafya
українська: Мафія
اردو: مافیا
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Mafiya
vèneto: Mafia
vepsän kel’: Mafii
Tiếng Việt: Mafia
Winaray: Mafia
ייִדיש: מאפיא
中文: 黑手党
粵語: 黑手黨