mek

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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. ^ “mek” in Vladimir Orel (1998), Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Ledien, Boston, Köln: Brill Academic Publishers, page 255

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

mek

  1. rafsi of mekso.

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]

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]