amik

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See also: Amík

Algonquin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Ojibwe amik, Cree amisk, Montagnais amishkᵘ, Potawatomi mek.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

amik

  1. beaver

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ami +‎ -k

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ ˈɒmik]
  • Hyphenation: amik

Pronoun[edit]

amik

  1. nominative plural of ami

Ojibwe[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Algonquian *ameϴkwa (beaver). Cognate with Algonquin amik (beaver), Ottawa mik (beaver), Potawatomi mek (beaver), Cree ᐊᒥᐢᐠ (amisk, beaver), Naskapi ᐊᒥᔅᒄ (amiskw, beaver), Southern East Cree ᐊᒥᔅᒄ (amiskw, beaver), Northern East Cree ᐊᒥᔅᒄ (amiskw, beaver), Montagnais amishkᵘ (beaver), Mohegan-Pequot tumôhq (beaver), Munsee amóxkw (beaver), Unami tëmakwe (beaver), Miami amehkwa (beaver), Fox amehkwa (beaver), Abenaki tmakwa (beaver), Cheyenne hóma'e (beaver).

Noun[edit]

amik anim (plural amikwag)

  1. beaver

Inflection[edit]

  • amikwag (plural)
  • amikoons (diminutive)
  • amikosh (pejorative)
  • amikwan (obviative)