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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Clipping of mackintosh.

NounEdit

mac (plural macs)

  1. Clipping of mackintosh (a raincoat).
TranslationsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Clipping of macaroni.

NounEdit

mac (uncountable)

  1. (Canada, US, slang) Clipping of macaroni.
    Is there any mac and cheese left?
Derived termsEdit

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

mac m (plural macs)

  1. (colloquial, slang) Clipping of maquereau (pimp).

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

mac m (plural macs)

  1. (colloquial, computing) Clipping of Macintosh.

Further readingEdit


IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish macc, from Primitive Irish ᚋᚐᚊᚊᚔ (maqqi, genitive), from Proto-Celtic *makkʷos, a variant of *makʷos (son), (compare Welsh mab, Gaulish mapos, Maponos).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mac m (genitive singular mic, nominative plural mic)

  1. son
  2. A common prefix of many Irish and Scottish names, signifying "son of".
    Dónall óg donn Mac Lochlainnyoung, brown-haired Donald, son of the Scandinavian

DeclensionEdit

Coordinate termsEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
mac mhac not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


K'iche'Edit

NounEdit

mac

  1. (Classical K'iche') sin

ManxEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish macc, from Primitive Irish ᚋᚐᚊᚊᚔ (maqqi, genitive), from Proto-Celtic *makkʷos, a variant of *makʷos (son), perhaps, from Proto-Indo-European *meh₂ḱ- (long, thin).

NounEdit

mac m (genitive singular mic, plural mec)

  1. son

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
mac vac unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit


RomanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From a Slavic language, from Proto-Slavic *makъ (poppy), compare Serbo-Croatian and Polish mak.

NounEdit

mac m (plural maci)

  1. poppy
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Onomatopoeic.

InterjectionEdit

mac

  1. quack (sound made by ducks)

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish macc, from Primitive Irish ᚋᚐᚊᚊᚔ (maqqi, genitive), from Proto-Celtic *makkʷos, a variant of *makʷos (son), perhaps, from Proto-Indo-European *meh₂ḱ- (long, thin).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mac m (genitive singular mic, plural mic)

  1. son
  2. Commonly used as a prefix of Irish and Scottish surnames, meaning son.
    MacDhòmhnaill (MacDonald, literally son of Donald, Donaldson)

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit