ᒪᐢᑫᐠ

CreeEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Algonquian *maškyeᐧkwi (swamp, muskeg). Cognate with Ojibwe mashkiig (muskeg, swamp), Mohegan-Pequot mahcáq (swamp), Penobscot mə̀kəwahk (swamp), Malecite-Passamaquoddy pkuwahq, Unami tëlamàskèk (swamp), Menominee maskīk (swamp), Montagnais massekᵘ (marsh, bog, muskeg), Southern East Cree ᒪᔅᒉᒄ (mascekw, muskeg, bog), Northern East Cree ᒥᔅᒑᒄ (miscaakw, muskeg, bog, swamp).

NounEdit

ᒪᐢᑫᐠ (maskekinan

  1. muskeg, swamp

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