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See also: MUC, múc, Muć, mục, mực, and Mực

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AromanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin muccus, from mūcus. Compare Daco-Romanian muc.

NounEdit

muc m (plural muts)

  1. snot, nasal mucus, snivel

Related termsEdit


IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish mucc, from Proto-Celtic *mokkus (compare Welsh moch (pigs), Cornish mogh, Breton moc’h).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

muc f (genitive singular muice, nominative plural muca)

  1. pig (also figurative, of a person)
  2. heap; bank, drift
  3. scowl
  4. (military, historical) sow

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

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

Further readingEdit


ManxEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish mucc, from Proto-Celtic *mokkus (compare Welsh moch (pigs), Cornish mogh, Breton moc’h).

NounEdit

muc f (genitive singular muickey or muigey, plural mucyn or muckyn or muick)

  1. pig
    Ta enney ec muc er muc elley.Birds of a feather flock together.
    (Literally, 'a pig knows another pig.')

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

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

Further readingEdit


RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Either from its plural form muci, from Latin mucci, or from Latin mūcus, from Proto-Indo-European *mew-k- (slimy, slippery).

NounEdit

muc m (plural muci)

  1. booger

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

muc n (plural mucuri)

  1. cigarette butt, stump
  2. wick, candle end

Related termsEdit

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Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish mucc, from Proto-Celtic *mokkus (compare Welsh moch (pigs), Cornish mogh, Breton moc’h).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

muc f (genitive singular muice, plural mucan)

  1. pig
  2. sow

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

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

Further readingEdit