mab

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See also: -mab, MAb, and måb

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

mab (plural mabs)

  1. a slattern

References[edit]

mab” in An American Dictionary of the English Language, by Noah Webster, 1828.


Breton[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Brythonic mapos (compare Cornish/Welsh mab), from Proto-Celtic *makʷos (compare Irish mac), from Proto-Indo-European *meh₂ḱ- ‘to raise, grow’ (compare Old English mǣg ‘in-law, kinsman’, Lithuanian mėgti ‘to like’).

Noun[edit]

mab m (plural mibien)

  1. son

Cornish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Brythonic mapos (compare Breton/Welsh mab), from Proto-Celtic *makʷos (compare Irish mac), from Proto-Indo-European *meh₂ḱ- ‘to raise, grow’ (compare Old English mǣg ‘in-law, kinsman’, Lithuanian mėgti ‘to like’).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mab m (plural mebyon)

  1. son
  2. male child, boy

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

mab

  1. rafsi of mabru.

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Brythonic mapos (compare Cornish/Breton mab), from Proto-Celtic *makʷos (compare Irish mac), from Proto-Indo-European *meh₂ḱ- ‘to raise, grow’ (compare Old English mǣg ‘in-law, kinsman’, Lithuanian mėgti ‘to like’).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mab m (plural meibion)

  1. son

Coordinate terms[edit]

  • mam (mother)
  • merch (daughter)
  • tad (father)

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
mab fab unchanged unchanged