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Etymology 1Edit

From Portuguese laca, from Persian لاک (lāk), from Hindi लाख (lākh), from Sanskrit लाक्षा (lākṣā).

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NounEdit

lac (countable and uncountable, plural lacs)

  1. A resinous substance produced mainly on the banyan tree by the female of Kerria lacca, a scale insect.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Urdu لاکھ, from Hindi लाख (lākh), from Sanskrit लक्षं (lakṣaṃ).

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NounEdit

lac (plural lacs)

  1. One hundred thousand (commonly used in Pakistan and India).
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Etymology 3Edit

From Cadillac.

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /læk/

NounEdit

lac (plural lacs)

  1. (slang) Short for Cadillac.
    Last night I was driving around in my lac.
    • 1992, Big Mello, Bone Hard Zaggin, Rap-A-Lot Records, track 5. "Mac's Drive 'Lac's"
      Macs drive lacs.

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Etymology 4Edit

NounEdit

lac (plural lacs)

  1. (medicine, colloquial) Laceration.
    hand lac

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AromanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin lacus (lake), from Proto-Italic *lakus, from Proto-Indo-European *lókus (lake, pool).

NounEdit

lac

  1. lake

DalmatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin lacus (lake), from Proto-Italic *lakus, from Proto-Indo-European *lókus (lake, pool).

NounEdit

lac m

  1. lake

FrenchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old French lac, from Latin lacus (lake), from Proto-Italic *lakus, from Proto-Indo-European *lókus (lake, pool). Compare Aragonese laco, Catalan llac, Esperanto lago, Italian lago, Maltese lag, Portuguese lago, Romanian lac, Sardinian lagu, Spanish lago.

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NounEdit

lac m (plural lacs)

  1. lake

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LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵlákt n (gen. *ǵlaktós) (compare Greek γάλα (gála, milk), Old Armenian կաթն (katʿn), Albanian dhallë (buttermilk), Waigali zōr (milk), Hittite [script needed] (galaktar, balm, resin)).

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NounEdit

lac n (genitive lactis); third declension

  1. milk
    Cum lacte nutricis.With the nurse's milk.
  2. for something sweet, pleasant
    In melle sunt linguae sitae vostrae atque orationes, lacteque; corda felle sunt lita, atque acerbo aceto.
    In honey your tongues and speeches are dipped, and in milk; your hearts are smeared with gall and with bitter vinegar. (Plautus)
    Ut mentes ... satiari velut quodam jucundioris disciplinae lacte patiantur.
    That minds may endure being satisfied as by the milk of a more pleasant discipline. (Quintilian)
  3. milky juice
    Lac herbae.Milk of a plant.
    cum lacte veneni.with poisonous milk.
    Tenero dum lacte, quod intro est.
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)
  4. (poetic) milk-white color
    • Candidus taurus ... una fuit labes; cetera lactis erant, Ov. A. A. 1, 290 .

InflectionEdit

Third declension neuter.

Case Singular
nominative lac
genitive lactis
dative lactī
accusative lac
ablative lacte
vocative lac

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • lac in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • lac in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • lac in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[2], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to imbibe error from one's mother's breasts: errorem cum lacte nutricis sugere (Tusc. 3. 1. 2)

NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French lac, from Latin lacus (lake), from Proto-Italic *lakus, from Proto-Indo-European *lókus (lake, pool).

NounEdit

lac m (plural lacs)

  1. (Jersey, geography) lake

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *laiką, from *laiko- (play), compare *laikaną. Cognates include Old Norse leikr (whence Danish leg (game), Swedish leka (to play)), Gothic 𐌻𐌰𐌹𐌺𐍃 (laiks, dance).

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NounEdit

lāc n, f

  1. play, sport
  2. battle, strife
  3. gift, offering, sacrifice, booty; message
    • Hie drihtne lac begen brohton.
      They both brought an offering to the Lord.

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when neuter
when feminine

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Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin lacus (lake), from Proto-Italic *lakus, from Proto-Indo-European *lókus (lake, pool).

NounEdit

lac m (oblique plural las, nominative singular las, nominative plural lac)

  1. lake

DescendantsEdit

  • French: lac
  • Norman: lac (Jersey)

Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *laggos, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)leh₁g-.

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AdjectiveEdit

lac

  1. weak, feeble
  2. (hair) soft, smooth

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MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
lac
also llac after a proclitic
lac
pronounced with /l(ʲ)-/
lac
also llac after a proclitic
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

  • lac” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin lacus (lake), from Proto-Italic *lakus, from Proto-Indo-European *lókus (lake, pool). Compare Aragonese laco, Catalan llac, Esperanto lago, French lac, Italian lago, Maltese lag, Portuguese lago, Sardinian lagu, Spanish lago.

NounEdit

lac n (plural lacuri)

  1. lake

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RomanschEdit

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NounEdit

lac m

  1. paint

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ZazakiEdit

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NounEdit

lac m

  1. son[2]
    O lacê mıno.He is my son.
    Lacê to lacê mı rê vano.Your son says to my son.
  2. boy
    Çı lacê do rındo.What a beautiful boy.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Todd, Terry Lynn (2008), Brigitte Werner, editor, A Grammar of Dimili (also Known as Zaza)[1], Electronic edition, Giessen: Forum Linguistik in Eurasien e.V., page 145b
  2. ^ Keskin, Mesut (2010), “lac”, in Wörterverzeichnis Zazaki-Deutsch, Deutsch-Zazaki (PDF), page 9a