Open main menu

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

mab (plural mabs)

  1. (obsolete) A slattern.

VerbEdit

mab (third-person singular simple present mabs, present participle mabbing, simple past and past participle mabbed)

  1. (obsolete) To dress untidily.

ReferencesEdit

mab in An American Dictionary of the English Language, by Noah Webster, 1828.

AnagramsEdit


BretonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Brythonic *mab, from Proto-Celtic *makʷos.

NounEdit

mab m (plural mibien)

  1. son

InflectionEdit


CornishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Brythonic *mab, from Proto-Celtic *makʷos.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mab m (plural mebyon)

  1. son
  2. male child, boy

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit


WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Brythonic *mab, from Proto-Celtic *makʷos.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mab m (plural meibion)

  1. boy, son, infant, child (of either sex), minor, youth
  2. descendant
  3. man, male

Coordinate termsEdit

  • mam (mother)
  • merch (daughter)
  • tad (father)

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
mab fab unchanged unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950-), “mab”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies