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AlbanianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Albanian *mek-, from Proto-Indo-European *mek- (to bleat). Cognate to Lithuanian meknénti (to bleat). An onomatopoeic root.[1]

VerbEdit

mek (first-person singular past tense (u) mek, participle mekur)

  1. to bleat, stammer
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Albanian *maka, related to makë.[2]

VerbEdit

mek (first-person singular past tense meka, participle mekur)

  1. to wet
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Demiraj, Bardhyl (1997) Albanische Etymologien: Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz [Albanian Etymologies: Investigations into the Albanian Inherited Lexicon] (Leiden Studies in Indo-European; 7)‎[1] (in German), Amsterdam, Atlanta: Rodopi, page 264
  2. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “mek”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, page 255

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

An onomatopoeia.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈmɛk]
  • Hyphenation: mek

InterjectionEdit

mek

  1. bleat (the characteristic sound of a goat, can be used repetitively)
    • 2014, Brátán Erzsébet, Fannici és az elsüllyedt birodalom[2]:
      Mek-mek-mek... Hát te meg ki vagy? - csodálkozott el a kecske.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

See alsoEdit


NalcaEdit

NounEdit

mek

  1. water
  2. river
  3. sea

Nigerian PidginEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English make.

VerbEdit

mek

  1. make

PotawatomiEdit

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *mękъkъ. Compare to Slovene mêhek, Czech měkký and Russian мя́гкий (mjáxkij).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mȅk (definite mȅkī, comparative mȅkšī, Cyrillic spelling ме̏к)

  1. soft

DeclensionEdit