mac

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See also: Mac, MAC, maç, and mac-

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Shortened from mackintosh

Noun[edit]

mac (plural macs)

  1. Short for mackintosh (a raincoat).
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Etymology 2[edit]

Shortened from macaroni

Noun[edit]

mac (uncountable)

  1. Short for macaroni.
    Is there any mac and cheese left?
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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish macc, from Primitive Irish genitive ᚋᚐᚊᚊᚔ (maqqi), from Proto-Celtic *makkʷos, a variant of Proto-Celtic *makʷos (son), (compare Welsh mab, Gaulish mapos, Maponos), perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *meh₂ḱ- (long, thin).

Noun[edit]

mac m (genitive mic, nominative plural mic)

  1. son
  2. A common prefix of many Irish and Scottish names, signifying "son of".
    Dónall óg donn Mac Lochlainn ("Young, brown-haired Donald, son of the Scandinavian")

Declension[edit]

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
mac mhac unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

mac

  1. rafsi of manci.

Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish macc.

Noun[edit]

mac m (genitive mic, plural mec)

  1. son

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
mac vac unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Romanian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From a Slavic language, compare Serbo-Croatian mak.

Noun[edit]

mac m (plural maci)

  1. poppy
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Onomatopoeia.

Interjection[edit]

mac

  1. quack, sound made by ducks.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish macc.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mac m (genitive and plural mic)

  1. son
  2. Commonly used as a prefix of Irish and Scottish surnames, meaning son.
    MacDhòmhnaill - MacDonald ("son of Donald, Donaldson")

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