Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/maca

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This Proto-Slavic entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-SlavicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Likely onomatopoeic.

Compare German Matz (pussy, pussycat, female cat), Mietzchen (pussy, kitty), French matou (tomcat), Albanian mace (cat).

NounEdit

*maca f

  1. pussy, pussycat, female cat

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • South Slavic:
    • Bulgarian: ма́ца (máca)
    • Macedonian: маца (maca)
    • Serbo-Croatian:
      Cyrillic: ма́ца
      Latin: máca
    • Slovene: muca
  • Turkish: maçka, maçi
  • Hungarian: macska
  • Greek: μάτσιου (mátsiou)

Further readingEdit