See also: mākû, mä̆kŭ, and mą̀ku-

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *maku, from the same root as *makeda.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑku/, [ˈmɑku]
  • Rhymes: -ɑku
  • Syllabification(key): ma‧ku

NounEdit

maku

  1. taste, flavor
    olla jnk makuunsato be to one's liking
  2. sense of taste
  3. flavor, variety
    uudet jäätelömautnew ice cream flavors
  4. (physics) flavor of a quark or a lepton

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of maku (Kotus type 1*D/valo, k- gradation)
nominative maku maut
genitive maun makujen
partitive makua makuja
illative makuun makuihin
singular plural
nominative maku maut
accusative nom. maku maut
gen. maun
genitive maun makujen
partitive makua makuja
inessive maussa mauissa
elative mausta mauista
illative makuun makuihin
adessive maulla mauilla
ablative maulta mauilta
allative maulle mauille
essive makuna makuina
translative mauksi mauiksi
instructive mauin
abessive mautta mauitta
comitative makuineen
Possessive forms of maku (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person makuni makumme
2nd person makusi makunne
3rd person makunsa

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IngrianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *maku. Cognates include Finnish maku and Estonian magu.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

maku

  1. taste, flavour

DeclensionEdit

Declension of maku (type 4/koivu, k- gradation, gemination)
singular plural
nominative maku maut
genitive maun makkuin, makuloin
partitive makkua makuja, makuloja
illative makkuu makkui, makuloihe
inessive maus makuis, makulois
elative maust makuist, makuloist
allative maulle makuille, makuloille
adessive maul makuil, makuloil
ablative mault makuilt, makuloilt
translative mauks makuiks, makuloiks
essive makunna, makkuun makuinna, makuloinna, makkuin, makuloin
exessive1) makunt makuint, makuloint
1) obsolete
*) the accusative corresponds with either the genitive (sg) or nominative (pl)
**) the comitative is formed by adding the suffix -ka? or -kä? to the genitive.

ReferencesEdit

  • Ruben E. Nirvi (1971) Inkeroismurteiden Sanakirja, Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, page 290

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

maku

  1. Rōmaji transcription of まく

KayardildEdit

NounEdit

maku

  1. woman

ReferencesEdit

  • Nicholas Evans, A Grammar of Kayardild: With Historical-comparative Notes on Tangkic

LatvianEdit

NounEdit

maku m

  1. accusative singular form of maks
  2. instrumental singular form of maks
  3. genitive plural form of maks

Lower SorbianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

maku

  1. locative singular of mak

NamuyiEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

maku

  1. to grab

PitjantjatjaraEdit

NounEdit

maku

  1. witchety grub

ReferencesEdit

  • Paul A. Eckert (2007) Pitjantjatjara / Yankunytjatjara Picture Dictionary[1], IAD Press, →ISBN

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈma.ku/
  • Rhymes: -aku
  • Syllabification: ma‧ku

NounEdit

maku

  1. genitive/locative/vocative singular of mak

Tocharian AEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tocharian *mekwā (compare Tocharian B mekwa), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃nogʰ-.

NounEdit

maku

  1. (anatomy) nails, fingernails

YámanaEdit

NounEdit

maku

  1. son