See also: Maki, mäki, Mäki, mąki, and maki-

English

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Etymology 1

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From French maki, from Malagasy maky.

Noun

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maki (plural maki)

  1. A ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta).

Etymology 2

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From Japanese () (maki), stem or continuative form of () (maku, to roll).

Noun

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maki (usually uncountable, plural makis or maki)

  1. makizushi, a form of sushi that is rolled.
    • 2001 March 2, Laura Levy Shatkin, “What's New”, in Chicago Reader[1]:
      Tightly rolled makis are designed to appeal to the eye--the negi hamachi maki, for instance, is bursting with perfectly centered yellowtail and scallions.

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  • maki-e (probably etymologically unrelated, although it does come from Japanese, like the sushi term...)

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Finnish

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Etymology

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From Malagasy maky.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑki/, [ˈmɑ̝k̟i]
  • Rhymes: -ɑki
  • Syllabification(key): ma‧ki

Noun

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maki

  1. lemur

Declension

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Inflection of maki (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative maki makit
genitive makin makien
partitive makia makeja
illative makiin makeihin
singular plural
nominative maki makit
accusative nom. maki makit
gen. makin
genitive makin makien
partitive makia makeja
inessive makissa makeissa
elative makista makeista
illative makiin makeihin
adessive makilla makeilla
ablative makilta makeilta
allative makille makeille
essive makina makeina
translative makiksi makeiksi
abessive makitta makeitta
instructive makein
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of maki (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative makini makini
accusative nom. makini makini
gen. makini
genitive makini makieni
partitive makiani makejani
inessive makissani makeissani
elative makistani makeistani
illative makiini makeihini
adessive makillani makeillani
ablative makiltani makeiltani
allative makilleni makeilleni
essive makinani makeinani
translative makikseni makeikseni
abessive makittani makeittani
instructive
comitative makeineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative makisi makisi
accusative nom. makisi makisi
gen. makisi
genitive makisi makiesi
partitive makiasi makejasi
inessive makissasi makeissasi
elative makistasi makeistasi
illative makiisi makeihisi
adessive makillasi makeillasi
ablative makiltasi makeiltasi
allative makillesi makeillesi
essive makinasi makeinasi
translative makiksesi makeiksesi
abessive makittasi makeittasi
instructive
comitative makeinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative makimme makimme
accusative nom. makimme makimme
gen. makimme
genitive makimme makiemme
partitive makiamme makejamme
inessive makissamme makeissamme
elative makistamme makeistamme
illative makiimme makeihimme
adessive makillamme makeillamme
ablative makiltamme makeiltamme
allative makillemme makeillemme
essive makinamme makeinamme
translative makiksemme makeiksemme
abessive makittamme makeittamme
instructive
comitative makeinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative makinne makinne
accusative nom. makinne makinne
gen. makinne
genitive makinne makienne
partitive makianne makejanne
inessive makissanne makeissanne
elative makistanne makeistanne
illative makiinne makeihinne
adessive makillanne makeillanne
ablative makiltanne makeiltanne
allative makillenne makeillenne
essive makinanne makeinanne
translative makiksenne makeiksenne
abessive makittanne makeittanne
instructive
comitative makeinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative makinsa makinsa
accusative nom. makinsa makinsa
gen. makinsa
genitive makinsa makiensa
partitive makiaan
makiansa
makejaan
makejansa
inessive makissaan
makissansa
makeissaan
makeissansa
elative makistaan
makistansa
makeistaan
makeistansa
illative makiinsa makeihinsa
adessive makillaan
makillansa
makeillaan
makeillansa
ablative makiltaan
makiltansa
makeiltaan
makeiltansa
allative makilleen
makillensa
makeilleen
makeillensa
essive makinaan
makinansa
makeinaan
makeinansa
translative makikseen
makiksensa
makeikseen
makeiksensa
abessive makittaan
makittansa
makeittaan
makeittansa
instructive
comitative makeineen
makeinensa

Derived terms

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compounds

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Anagrams

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French

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Pronunciation

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Etymology 1

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Borrowed from Malagasy maky.

Noun

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maki m (plural makis)

  1. maki (ring-tailed lemur, Lemur catta)
Descendants
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  • Catalan: maqui
  • English: maki
  • German: Maki
  • Italian: maki

Etymology 2

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Borrowed from Japanese maki (maki), from まき, from 巻き.

Noun

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maki m (plural makis)

  1. Ellipsis of makizushi.

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Hungarian

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [ˈmɒki]
  • Hyphenation: ma‧ki
  • Rhymes: -ki

Noun

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maki (plural makik)

  1. lemur

Usage notes

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In children's books, the word makimajom is also used to indicate maki and majom (monkey) together.

Declension

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Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative maki makik
accusative makit makikat
dative makinak makiknak
instrumental makival makikkal
causal-final makiért makikért
translative makivá makikká
terminative makiig makikig
essive-formal makiként makikként
essive-modal
inessive makiban makikban
superessive makin makikon
adessive makinál makiknál
illative makiba makikba
sublative makira makikra
allative makihoz makikhoz
elative makiból makikból
delative makiról makikról
ablative makitól makiktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
makié makiké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
makiéi makikéi
Possessive forms of maki
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. makim makijaim
2nd person sing. makid makijaid
3rd person sing. makija makijai
1st person plural makink makijaink
2nd person plural makitok makijaitok
3rd person plural makijuk makijaik

Derived terms

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Compound words

Further reading

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  • maki in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (‘The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’, abbr.: ÉrtSz.). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

Icelandic

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Etymology

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From Old Norse maki, from Proto-Germanic *makô. Cognate with Danish mage, Swedish make, English match.

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Noun

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maki m (genitive singular maka, nominative plural makar)

  1. spouse, significant other, partner
    Veislan byrjar klukkan 18:00. Makar velkomnir.The party starts at 6:00. Guests are welcome to bring their significant others.
  2. mate (an animal's breeding partner)
    Lundinn heldur tryggð við maka sinn.The puffin remains loyal to its mate.
  3. (archaic) equal, match
    Synonyms: jafningi, jafnoki

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Derived terms

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  • makalaus (matchless, unparalleled)

Italian

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈma.ki/
  • Rhymes: -aki
  • Hyphenation: mà‧ki

Etymology 1

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Borrowed from French maki, from Malagasy maka.

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Noun

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maki m (invariable)

  1. black lemur (Eulemur macaco)
  2. mongoose lemur (Lemur mongoz)

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Etymology 2

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Borrowed from Japanese () (maki, roll), continuative form of () (maku, to roll, wrap around).

Noun

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maki m (invariable)

  1. a piece of makizushi

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Further reading

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  • maki in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Japanese

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Romanization

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maki

  1. Rōmaji transcription of まき

Latvian

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Noun

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maki m

  1. nominative/vocative plural of maks

Lower Sorbian

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Noun

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maki

  1. nominative/accusative plural of mak

Malay

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Verb

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maki (Jawi spelling ماکي)

  1. to insult; to mock.
    Synonym(s): ejek, umpat, kutuk

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Maori

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Etymology 1

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From Proto-Polynesian *masaki, from Proto-Oceanic *masakit, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *sakit.

Verb

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maki

  1. to afflict (of an illness)

Noun

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maki

  1. sick person
  2. sore (injured, infected, inflamed, or diseased patch of skin)

Adverb

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maki

  1. invalid
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Etymology 2

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Borrowed from English monkey.

Noun

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maki

  1. ape
  2. monkey
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Middle English

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Verb

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maki

  1. Alternative form of maken

Old Norse

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Etymology

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From Proto-Germanic *makô.

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maki m

  1. match

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References

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  • maki”, in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Old Saxon

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Etymology

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From Proto-West Germanic *mākī.

Noun

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maki m

  1. sword

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Old Swedish

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Etymology

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From Old Norse maki, from Proto-Germanic *makô.

Noun

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maki m

  1. associate, partner
  2. match, equal
  3. spouse

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Descendants

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Polish

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈma.ki/
  • Audio:(file)
  • Rhymes: -aki
  • Syllabification: ma‧ki

Noun

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maki m inan

  1. nominative/accusative/vocative plural of mak

Quechua

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Noun

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maki

  1. hand

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Swedish

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maki / sushirullar

Noun

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maki c

  1. a true lemur (lemur in the genus Eulemur)
  2. (in the plural) the genus Eulemur

Declension

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Declension of maki 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative maki makin makier makierna
Genitive makis makins makiers makiernas

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Noun

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maki c

  1. maki (form of sushi that is rolled)

Declension

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Declension of maki 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative maki makin
Genitive makis makins

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West Makian

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Pronunciation

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Verb

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maki

  1. (transitive) to plant

Conjugation

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Conjugation of maki (action verb)
singular plural
inclusive exclusive
1st person tamaki mamaki amaki
2nd person namaki famaki
3rd person inanimate imaki damaki
animate
imperative namaki, maki famaki, maki

References

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  • Clemens Voorhoeve (1982) The Makian languages and their neighbours[3], Pacific linguistics

Zazaki

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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Related to Northern Kurdish mak (mother).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [mɑki]
  • Hyphenation: ma‧ki

Adjective

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maki (comparative dehana maki, superlative tewr maki)

  1. (grammar) feminine