maku

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See also: mākû, mä̆kŭ, and mą̀ku-

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *maku, from the same root as *makeda.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑku/, [ˈmɑku]
  • Rhymes: -ɑku
  • Syllabification(key): ma‧ku

Noun[edit]

maku

  1. taste, flavor
    olla jnk makuunsato be to one's liking
  2. sense of taste
  3. flavor, variety
    uudet jäätelömautnew ice cream flavors
  4. (physics) flavor of a quark or a lepton

Declension[edit]

Inflection of maku (Kotus type 1*D/valo, k- gradation)
nominative maku maut
genitive maun makujen
partitive makua makuja
illative makuun makuihin
singular plural
nominative maku maut
accusative nom. maku maut
gen. maun
genitive maun makujen
partitive makua makuja
inessive maussa mauissa
elative mausta mauista
illative makuun makuihin
adessive maulla mauilla
ablative maulta mauilta
allative maulle mauille
essive makuna makuina
translative mauksi mauiksi
instructive mauin
abessive mautta mauitta
comitative makuineen
Possessive forms of maku (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person makuni makumme
2nd person makusi makunne
3rd person makunsa

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Ingrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *maku. Cognates include Finnish maku and Estonian magu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

maku

  1. taste, flavour

Declension[edit]

Declension of maku (type 4/koivu, k- gradation, gemination)
singular plural
nominative maku maut
genitive maun makkuin, makuloin
partitive makkua makuja, makuloja
illative makkuu makkui, makuloihe
inessive maus makuis, makulois
elative maust makuist, makuloist
allative maulle makuille, makuloille
adessive maul makuil, makuloil
ablative mault makuilt, makuloilt
translative mauks makuiks, makuloiks
essive makunna, makkuun makuinna, makuloinna, makkuin, makuloin
exessive1) makunt makuint, makuloint
1) obsolete
*) the accusative corresponds with either the genitive (sg) or nominative (pl)
**) the comitative is formed by adding the suffix -ka? or -kä? to the genitive.

References[edit]

  • Ruben E. Nirvi (1971) Inkeroismurteiden Sanakirja, Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, page 290

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

maku

  1. Rōmaji transcription of まく

Kayardild[edit]

Noun[edit]

maku

  1. woman

References[edit]

  • Nicholas Evans, A Grammar of Kayardild: With Historical-comparative Notes on Tangkic

Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

maku m

  1. accusative singular form of maks
  2. instrumental singular form of maks
  3. genitive plural form of maks

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

maku

  1. locative singular of mak

Namuyi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

maku

  1. to grab

Pitjantjatjara[edit]

Noun[edit]

maku

  1. witchety grub

References[edit]

  • Paul A. Eckert (2007) Pitjantjatjara / Yankunytjatjara Picture Dictionary[1], IAD Press, →ISBN

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈma.ku/
  • Rhymes: -aku
  • Syllabification: ma‧ku

Noun[edit]

maku

  1. genitive/locative/vocative singular of mak

Tocharian A[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tocharian *mekwā (compare Tocharian B mekwa), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃nogʰ-.

Noun[edit]

maku

  1. (anatomy) nails, fingernails

Yámana[edit]

Noun[edit]

maku

  1. son