See also: CAC, các, cąc, and çaç

Albanian edit

Etymology edit

Version of eci (to walk, step, go). Used by adults when speaking to toddlers while teaching them how to walk.

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cac (aorist caca, participle cacur)

  1. (transitive, intransitive, colloquial) to walk slowly
  2. (transitive, intransitive, colloquial) to learn (how) to walk
    Synonym: përkëmb

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Further reading edit

  • [1] active verb cac (aorist: caca; participle: cacur) • Fjalori Shqip (Albanian Dictionary)

Aromanian edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Latin cacō. Compare Romanian căca, cac.

Verb edit

cac first-singular present indicative (past participle cãcatã or cãcate)

  1. (vulgar, reflexive) to shit

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Irish edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Middle Irish and Old Irish cacc (dung, excrement), from Proto-Celtic *kakkā.

Noun edit

cac m (genitive singular caca, nominative plural cacanna)

  1. faeces, excrement
  2. (vulgar, offensive) shit
  3. (mining) raw ore
  4. verbal noun of cac
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Interjection edit

cac

  1. (vulgar) Shit!, Fuck!

Etymology 2 edit

From Old Irish caccaid (excretes, verb), from cacc (dung, excrement).

Verb edit

cac (present analytic cacann, future analytic cacfaidh, verbal noun cac, past participle cactha)

  1. excrete, defecate
  2. (vulgar) shit
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Mutation edit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cac chac gcac
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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K'iche' edit

Etymology edit

Likely cognate to Yucatec Maya k’áak’

Noun edit

cac

  1. (Classical K'iche') fire

Old English edit

Etymology edit

Of uncertain origin. Perhaps derived from *cacian (to defecate), from Latin cacō (I shit).[1]

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Noun edit

cac m (nominative plural cacas)

  1. dung, excrement

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References edit

  1. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2024), “cack”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.

Romanian edit

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cac

  1. first-person singular present indicative/subjunctive of căca

Scottish Gaelic edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Middle Irish and Old Irish cacc (dung, excrement), from Proto-Celtic *kakkā.

Noun edit

cac m (genitive singular caca, no plural)

  1. excrement
  2. (vulgar) shit
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Etymology 2 edit

From Old Irish caccaid (excretes, verb), from cacc (dung, excrement). See Etymology 1 above.

Verb edit

cac (past chac, future cacaidh, verbal noun cac or cacadh, past participle cacte)

  1. (slang) excrete, defecate
  2. (slang, vulgar) shit

Mutation edit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
cac chac
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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