macto

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Etymology[edit]

From a Proto-Indo-European root meaning "to make great," related to Vedic Sanskrit महति (mahati, exalt).[1]

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Verb[edit]

present active mactō, present infinitive mactāre, perfect active mactāvī, supine mactātum

  1. I reward, honor.
  2. I punish, trouble.
  3. I slaughter, kill.
  4. I offer, sacrifice, immolate.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Gonda, Selected Studies: Indo-European linguistics, p. 493