mak

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See also: Mak, mák, māk, måk, mąk, and -mak

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

mak (third-person singular simple present maks, present participle makin, simple past and past participle maked or made)

  1. (Wearside, dialectal) Alternative form of make

References[edit]

  • A Dictionary of North East Dialect, Bill Griffiths, 2005, Northumbria University Press, →ISBN

Anagrams[edit]


Car Nicobarese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Suggested by Pinnow to derive from an earlier form um-dak, where the second element is cognate to Mundari दाः (dāḥ). The first element may be cognate to U ʔóm and/or Khasi um.

Noun[edit]

mak

  1. water (salt or fresh)
  2. stream

References[edit]

  • George Whitehead, Dictionary of the Car-Nicobarese Language (1925)
  • Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society (2002), page 80: In Car-Nicobarese mak. Central Nic. dak, Chowra rak, 'water', []
  • Heinz-Jürgen Pinnow, The Position of the Munda Languages within the Austroasiatic Language Family (1963), page 149

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mɑk/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɑk

Adjective[edit]

mak (comparative makker, superlative makst)

  1. tame (domesticated, tamed)
  2. calm, tame (in a calm state of mind. not agitated)

Verb[edit]

mak

  1. first-person singular present indicative of makken
  2. imperative of makken

Anagrams[edit]


Kurdish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Iranian *máHtā (compare Persian مادر(mâdar), Baluchi مات(mát), Pashto مور(mor), Ossetian мад (mad), Avestan 𐬨𐬁𐬙𐬀𐬭(mātar)), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *máHtā (compare Sanskrit मातृ (mā́tṛ), Hindi माता (mātā)), from Proto-Indo-European *méh₂tēr (compare Armenian մայր (mayr), Greek μητέρα (mitéra), Russian мать (matʹ), Italian madre, English mother).

Noun[edit]

mak ?

  1. mother

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *makъ, from Proto-Indo-European *meh₂kos

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mak m

  1. poppy (any plant of the genus Papaver)
  2. poppyseed

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • mak in Ernst Muka/Mucke (St. Petersburg and Prague 1911–28): Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow / Wörterbuch der nieder-wendischen Sprache und ihrer Dialekte. Reprinted 2008, Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.
  • mak in Manfred Starosta (1999): Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.

Malay[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortened form of emak, from Proto-Malayic *əma-ʔ, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *əma-ʔ, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *əma-ʔ, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *əma-ʔ, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *əma-ʔ, from *əma.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mak (Jawi spelling مق‎, plural mak-mak, informal 1st possessive makku, impolite 2nd possessive makmu, 3rd possessive maknya)

  1. Alternative form of emak

Middle English[edit]

Verb[edit]

mak

  1. Alternative form of maken

North Frisian[edit]

Noun[edit]

mak

  1. kiss

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *makъ, from Proto-Indo-European *meh₂kos

Noun[edit]

mak m inan (diminutive maczek)

  1. poppy, any plant of the genus Papaver
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

mak m anim

  1. (slang) McDonald's restaurant
    Niedawno otworzyli maka koło mnie.They recently opened a McDonald's near me.
  2. (slang, by extension) food from McDonald's
Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • mak in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • mak in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Scots[edit]

Verb[edit]

mak (third-person singular present maks, present participle makkin, past made or makkit, past participle made or makkit)

  1. to make
    Mony fowk drink tae mak thaimselves feel blithe.Many people drink to make themselves feel happy.

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *makъ, from Proto-Indo-European *meh₂kos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mȁk m (Cyrillic spelling ма̏к)

  1. poppy

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Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *makъ, from Proto-Indo-European *meh₂kos

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mak m (genitive singular maku, nominative plural maky, genitive plural makov, declension pattern of dub)

  1. poppy

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • mak in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Slovene[edit]

Slovene Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sl

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *makъ, from Proto-Indo-European *meh₂kos

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mȁk or mȃk m inan

  1. poppy

Inflection[edit]

Masculine inan., hard o-stem
nom. sing. màk
gen. sing. máka
singular dual plural
nominative màk máka máki
accusative màk máka máke
genitive máka mákov mákov
dative máku mákoma mákom
locative máku mákih mákih
instrumental mákom mákoma máki
Masculine inan., hard o-stem
nom. sing. mák
gen. sing. máka
singular dual plural
nominative mák máka máki
accusative mák máka máke
genitive máka mákov mákov
dative máku mákoma mákom
locative máku mákih mákih
instrumental mákom mákoma máki

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish mak, cognate with Danish mag, Middle Low German mak, German Gemach, assumed to originate from an unattested Old Swedish adjective *maker (easy, calm, fit, suiting, appropriate), cognate with Icelandic makr, Old English gemæc, related to German verb machen (to make)

Noun[edit]

mak n

  1. a state of leisure; almost exclusively used in the expression:
    i sakta makslowly, without hurry

Declension[edit]

  • Nowadays never inflected, but historically with the definite form maket.

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Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from German Mark.

Noun[edit]

mak

  1. (obsolete) shilling

Etymology 2[edit]

From English mark.

Noun[edit]

mak

  1. sign, brand, mark, symbol

Verb[edit]

mak

  1. to mark

West Frisian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mak

  1. obedient
  2. tame

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of mak
uninflected mak
inflected makke
comparative makker
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial mak makker it makst
it makste
indefinite c. sing. makke makkere makste
n. sing. mak makker makste
plural makke makkere makste
definite makke makkere makste
partitive maks makkers

Further reading[edit]

  • mak”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Zhuang[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Tai *ʰmaːkᴰ (fruit). Cognate with Thai หมาก (màak), Lao ໝາກ (māk), ᦖᦱᧅ (ṁaak), Shan မၢၵ်ႇ (màak).

Noun[edit]

mak (old orthography mak)

  1. fruit; nut
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

mak (old orthography mak)

  1. kidney
    Synonyms: samndaen (dialectal), iucij (dialectal)

Etymology 3[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

mak (old orthography mak)

  1. smallpox
  2. cowpox
  3. smallpox vaccine