mak

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

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • myek (Geordie), make (Standard English)

Verb[edit]

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

  1. (Wearside) to make

References[edit]

  • A Dictionary of North East Dialect, Bill Griffiths, 2005, Northumbria University Press, ISBN 1904794165

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. 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]

Verb[edit]

mak

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

Anagrams[edit]


Kurdish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Iranian (compare Persian مادر(mâdar), Baluchi مات(mát), Pashto مور(mor), Ossetian мад(mad), Avestan 𐬨𐬁𐬙𐬀𐬭(mātar)), from Proto-Indo-Iranian (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

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

mak

  1. rafsi of maksi.

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *makъ, from Proto-Indo-European *meh₂ko-

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mak m

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

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

External links[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)

  1. Alternative form of emak

North Frisian[edit]

Noun[edit]

mak

  1. kiss

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mak m inan ‎(diminutive maczek)

  1. poppy, any plant of the genus Papaver

Declension[edit]

External links[edit]

  • 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

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *makъ, from Proto-Indo-European *meh₂ko-

Noun[edit]

mak m

  1. poppy

External links[edit]

  • mak in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Slovene[edit]

Slovene Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *makъ, from Proto-Indo-European *meh₂ko-

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

màk or mák m inan ‎(genitive máka, nominative plural máki)

  1. poppy

Declension[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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 mak
    slowly, without hurry

Declension[edit]

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

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]


Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing 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