mek

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See also: MEK, -mek, and ΜΕΚ

Albanian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *mek-, from Proto-Indo-European *mek- 'to bleat'. Cognate to Lithuanian meknénti (to bleat). An onomatopoeic root[1].

Verb[edit]

mek (first-person singular past tense (u) mek, participle mekur)

  1. to bleat, stammer
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *maka, related to makë[2].

Verb[edit]

mek (first-person singular past tense meka, participle mekur)

  1. to wet
Derived terms[edit]
Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Albanische Etymologien (Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz), Bardhyl Demiraj, Leiden Studies in Indo-European 7; Amsterdam - Atlanta 1997, p.264
  2. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “mek”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, page 255

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An onomatopoeia.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈmɛk]
  • Hyphenation: mek

Interjection[edit]

mek

  1. bleat (the characteristic sound of a goat, can be used repetitively)
    • 2014, Brátán Erzsébet, Fannici és az elsüllyedt birodalom[1] (in Hungarian):
      Mek-mek-mek... Hát te meg ki vagy? - csodálkozott el a kecske.

See also[edit]


Nalca[edit]

Noun[edit]

mek

  1. water
  2. river
  3. sea

Nigerian Pidgin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English make.

Verb[edit]

mek

  1. make

Potawatomi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Unami tëmakwe, Massachusett tummunk, Algonquin amik, Ojibwe amik, Cree amisk, Montagnais amishkᵘ.

Noun[edit]

mek (plural mekok)

  1. beaver

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *mękъkъ. Compare to Slovene mêhek, Czech měkký and Russian мягкий (mjágkij).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mȅk (definite mȅkī, comparative mȅkšī, Cyrillic spelling ме̏к)

  1. soft

Declension[edit]