Mach

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See also: mach, Mach., mách, and mạch

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Czech Mach, Slovak Mach, Polish Mach and related languages, from pet forms produced by truncation of personal names beginning with Ma- and the addition of the Slavic suffix -ch. Less commonly, a respelling of Hungarian Mács. In some cases, from Vietnamese or Cambodian.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Mach

  1. A surname from Czech.
  2. Ernst Mach, Austrian physicist (1838–1916), born in Moravia (now Czech Republic).

Noun[edit]

Mach (uncountable)

  1. (physics) a ratio of the speed (of an object, etc.) to the speed of sound in the fluid or other medium through which the object travels. Usually used to describe supersonic speeds; the Mach number.
    The jet traveled at Mach 3.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Never plural.
  • Always precedes the number, as in the example above.

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hanks, Patrick, editor (2003), “Mach”, in Dictionary of American Family Names, volume 2, New York City: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 483.

Anagrams[edit]


Choctaw[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English March.

Noun[edit]

Mach

  1. March

Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Mach m anim (feminine Machová)

  1. a male surname.

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

Mach

  1. Mach
    Hävittäjäkoneiden nopeus ilmaistaan usein Macheina.
    The speed of fighter planes is often expressed in Mach.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Mach (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Mach Machit
genitive Machin Machien
partitive Machia Macheja
illative Machiin Macheihin
singular plural
nominative Mach Machit
accusative nom. Mach Machit
gen. Machin
genitive Machin Machien
partitive Machia Macheja
inessive Machissa Macheissa
elative Machista Macheista
illative Machiin Macheihin
adessive Machilla Macheilla
ablative Machilta Macheilta
allative Machille Macheille
essive Machina Macheina
translative Machiksi Macheiksi
instructive Machein
abessive Machitta Macheitta
comitative Macheineen
Possessive forms of Mach (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person Machini Machimme
2nd person Machisi Machinne
3rd person Machinsa

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

Mach m (invariable)

  1. Mach (number)

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From truncation of personal names beginning with Ma- (e.g. Marcin, Maciej, Małomir) + -ch.[1] Alternatively, from machać.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /max/
  • Rhymes: -ax
  • Syllabification: Mach

Proper noun[edit]

Mach m pers

  1. a masculine surname

Declension[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Mach f (indeclinable)

  1. a feminine surname

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stankiewicz, Edward (1986) The Slavic Languages: Unity in Diversity[1], page 261

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

Mach m (plural Machs)

  1. (physics) Mach (ratio of speed to the speed of sound)

Slovak[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Mach m (feminine form Machová)

  1. a masculine surname.

Unserdeutsch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Macht.

Noun[edit]

Mach

  1. might, power