mág

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from Latin magi, nominative plural of magus.

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Noun[edit]

mág m anim (feminine mážka)

  1. (literary) magician, wizard, sorcerer, mage
  2. wizard (one who is especially skilled or unusually talented in a particular field)

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Further reading[edit]

  • mág in Kartotéka Novočeského lexikálního archivu
  • mág in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
  • mág in Internetová jazyková příručka

Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

mág

  1. indefinite accusative singular of mágur

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

MacBain derives it from a Proto-Celtic *mankā, from *man- (hand), and thus cognate with Latin manus (hand);[1] however, Proto-Celtic *mankā would give Irish **méag, not mág.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mág f (genitive singular máige, nominative plural mága)

  1. paw

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  • mágach (having paws; heavy-footed, clumsy)
  • mágaí (heavy-footed, sluggish, person; creeper, dawdler)
  • mágán (little paw)

References[edit]

  1. ^ MacBain, Alexander; Mackay, Eneas (1911), “màg”, in An Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language, Stirling, →ISBN

Further reading[edit]

Kaingang[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mʌŋ/, [ᵐbʌɡŋ]

Adjective[edit]

mág

  1. big