Translingual edit

Symbol edit

mak

  1. (international standards) ISO 639-2 & ISO 639-3 language code for Makasar.

English edit

Alternative forms edit

Verb edit

mak (third-person singular simple present maks, present participle makkin or makin, simple past and past participle makked or made)

  1. (Wearside, Durham, dialectal) Alternative form of make

References edit

  • A Dictionary of North East Dialect, Bill Griffiths, 2005, Northumbria University Press, →ISBN

See also edit

Anagrams edit

Car Nicobarese edit

Etymology edit

Suggested by Pinnow to derive from an earlier form um-dak, where the second element is cognate to Mundari दाः (dāḥ). The first element may be cognate to U ʔóm and/or Khasi um.

Noun edit

mak

  1. water (salt or fresh)
  2. stream

References edit

  • George Whitehead, Dictionary of the Car-Nicobarese Language (1925)
  • Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society (2002), page 80: In Car-Nicobarese mak. Central Nic. dak, Chowra rak, 'water', []
  • Heinz-Jürgen Pinnow, The Position of the Munda Languages within the Austroasiatic Language Family (1963), page 149

Dutch edit

Etymology edit

From Middle Dutch gemac (tame, manageable); see gemak (comfort, ease).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /mɑk/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɑk

Adjective edit

mak (comparative makker, superlative makst)

  1. tame (domesticated, tamed)
  2. calm, tame (in a calm state of mind. not agitated)

Verb edit

mak

  1. inflection of makken:
    1. first-person singular present indicative
    2. imperative

Anagrams edit

Kashubian edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *makъ.

Noun edit

mak

  1. poppy

Further reading edit

  • mak”, in Internetowi Słowôrz Kaszëbsczégò Jãzëka [Internet Dictionary of the Kashubian Language], Fundacja Kaszuby, 2022
  • Eùgeniusz Gòłąbk (2011), “mak”, in Słownik Polsko-Kaszubski / Słowôrz Pòlskò-Kaszëbsczi

Lower Sorbian edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Slavic *makъ, from Proto-Indo-European *meh₂kos.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

mak m inan

  1. poppy (any plant of the genus Papaver)
  2. poppyseed

Declension edit

Derived terms edit

Further reading edit

  • Muka, Arnošt (1921, 1928), “mak”, in Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow (in German), St. Petersburg, Prague: ОРЯС РАН, ČAVU; Reprinted Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag, 2008
  • Starosta, Manfred (1999), “mak”, in Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch (in German), Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag

Malay edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

Shortened form of emak, from Proto-Malayic *əma-ʔ, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *əma-ʔ, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *əma-ʔ, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *əma-ʔ, from *əma.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

mak (Jawi spellingمق⁩, plural mak-mak, informal 1st possessive makku, 2nd possessive makmu, 3rd possessive maknya)

  1. Alternative form of emak

Middle English edit

Etymology 1 edit

Noun edit

mak

  1. Alternative form of make (equal, partner)

Etymology 2 edit

Noun edit

mak

  1. Alternative form of make (build)

Etymology 3 edit

Verb edit

mak

  1. Alternative form of maken

North Frisian edit

Noun edit

mak

  1. kiss

Northern Kurdish edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Iranian *máHtā (compare Persianمادر(mâdar), Baluchiمات(mát), Pashtoمور(mor), Ossetian мад (mad), Avestan𐬨𐬁𐬙𐬀𐬭(mātar)), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *máHtā (compare Sanskrit मातृ (mā́tṛ), Hindi माता (mātā)), from Proto-Indo-European *méh₂tēr (compare Armenian մայր (mayr), Greek μητέρα (mitéra), Russian мать (matʹ), Italian madre, English mother).

Noun edit

mak f

  1. mother (only in reference to animals)

Polish edit

 
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Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *makъ, from Proto-Indo-European *meh₂kos.

Noun edit

mak m inan (diminutive maczek)

  1. poppy (any plant of the genus Papaver)
Declension edit

Etymology 2 edit

Clipping of McDonald's.

Noun edit

mak m animal

  1. (slang) McDonald's restaurant, Mickey D's
    Niedawno otworzyli maka koło mnie.They recently opened a McDonald's near me.
  2. (slang, by extension) food from McDonald's
Declension edit

Further reading edit

  • mak in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • mak in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Scots edit

Etymology edit

From Middle English maken, from Old English macian.

Verb edit

mak (third-person singular simple present maks, present participle makkin, simple past made or makkit, past participle made or makkit)

  1. to make
    Mony fowk drink tae mak thaimselves feel blithe.Many people drink to make themselves feel happy.

Serbo-Croatian edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *makъ, from Proto-Indo-European *meh₂kos.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

mȁk m (Cyrillic spelling ма̏к)

  1. poppy

Declension edit

Derived terms edit

Slovak edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *makъ, from Proto-Indo-European *meh₂kos.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

mak m inan (genitive singular maku, nominative plural maky, genitive plural makov, declension pattern of dub)

  1. poppy

Declension edit

Derived terms edit

Further reading edit

  • mak”, in Slovníkový portál Jazykovedného ústavu Ľ. Štúra SAV [Dictionary portal of the Ľ. Štúr Institute of Linguistics, Slovak Academy of Science] (in Slovak), https://slovnik.juls.savba.sk, 2024

Slovene edit

 
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Etymology edit

From Proto-Slavic *makъ, from Proto-Indo-European *meh₂kos.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

mȁk or mȃk m inan

  1. poppy

Inflection edit

 
The diacritics used in this section of the entry are non-tonal. If you are a native tonal speaker, please help by adding the tonal marks.
Masculine inan., hard o-stem
nom. sing. màk
gen. sing. máka
singular dual plural
nominative
(imenovȃlnik)
màk máka máki
genitive
(rodȋlnik)
máka mákov mákov
dative
(dajȃlnik)
máku mákoma mákom
accusative
(tožȋlnik)
màk máka máke
locative
(mẹ̑stnik)
máku mákih mákih
instrumental
(orọ̑dnik)
mákom mákoma máki
 
The diacritics used in this section of the entry are non-tonal. If you are a native tonal speaker, please help by adding the tonal marks.
Masculine inan., hard o-stem
nom. sing. mák
gen. sing. máka
singular dual plural
nominative
(imenovȃlnik)
mák máka máki
genitive
(rodȋlnik)
máka mákov mákov
dative
(dajȃlnik)
máku mákoma mákom
accusative
(tožȋlnik)
mák máka máke
locative
(mẹ̑stnik)
máku mákih mákih
instrumental
(orọ̑dnik)
mákom mákoma máki

Further reading edit

  • mak”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Swedish edit

Etymology edit

From Old Swedish mak, assumed to originate from an unattested Old Swedish adjective *maker (easy, calm, fit, suiting, appropriate), from Old Norse makr (easy to deal with).

Noun edit

mak n

  1. a state of leisure; almost exclusively used in the expression:
    i sakta makslowly, without hurry

Declension edit

  • Nowadays never inflected, but historically with the definite form maket.

Related terms edit

References edit

Anagrams edit

Tok Pisin edit

Etymology 1 edit

Borrowed from German Mark.

Noun edit

mak

  1. (obsolete) shilling

Etymology 2 edit

From English mark.

Noun edit

mak

  1. sign, brand, mark, symbol

Verb edit

mak

  1. to mark

West Frisian edit

Adjective edit

mak

  1. obedient
  2. tame

Inflection edit

Inflection of mak
uninflected mak
inflected makke
comparative makker
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial mak makker it makst
it makste
indefinite c. sing. makke makkere makste
n. sing. mak makker makste
plural makke makkere makste
definite makke makkere makste
partitive maks makkers

Further reading edit

  • mak”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Wutunhua edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Tibetan དམག (dmag).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

mak

  1. soldier
    gu mak dang-lio-de re.
    He has [certainly] been a soldier.
    (Quoted in Janhunen et al., p. 94)

References edit

  • Juha Janhunen, Marja Peltomaa, Erika Sandman, Xiawu Dongzhou (2008) Wutun (LINCOM's Descriptive Grammar Series), volume 466, LINCOM Europa, →ISBN

Zhuang edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Proto-Tai *ʰmaːkᴰ (fruit). Cognate with Thai หมาก (màak), Lao ໝາກ (māk), ᦖᦱᧅ (ṁaak), Shan မၢၵ်ႇ (màak).

Noun edit

mak (Sawndip forms 𭽝 or 𰙁 or or ⿰木没 or or or ⿱艹墨, 1957–1982 spelling mak)

  1. fruit; nut
Derived terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun edit

mak (1957–1982 spelling mak)

  1. kidney
    Synonyms: (dialectal) samndaen, (dialectal) iucij

Etymology 3 edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun edit

mak (1957–1982 spelling mak)

  1. smallpox
  2. cowpox
  3. smallpox vaccine