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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

muke (plural mukes)

  1. Alternative form of mook
    • 1995, David Rabe, Those the River Keeps [1]
      Look, I says to myself, Phil is out there trying to live this fucking life of a muke, he has got to be sick of it, but he is not a muke, he is a serious guy.

Etymology 2Edit

Mandarin, perhaps 木客 (mùkè, tree-lodger).

NounEdit

muke (plural muke)

  1. (Chinese mythology) A kind of tree spirit.
    • 2004, Richard von Glahn, The Sinister Way [2]
      According to the fifth-century Gazette of Nankang, the muke/shanzao likewise resembled humans in form and speech, but instead of hands and feet they had birdlike talons and nested in high trees. The tree-dwelling shandu and muke both seem to have some affinity with a changeling bird known as ye, which nested in the high trees of the remote mountains of southern China.

AnagramsEdit


ChimwiiniEdit

NounEdit

muke class 1 (plural wake)

  1. woman

AntonymsEdit

External sourcesEdit


East FutunaEdit

VerbEdit

muke

  1. To set a goal.

NounEdit

muke

  1. A fixed goal.

ReferencesEdit

  • Dictionnaire futunien-français, Claire Moyse-Faurie [3]

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

muke

  1. Rōmaji transcription of むけ

MalayEdit

NounEdit

muke

  1. (dialectal, Pontianak) face

Middle EnglishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

muke

  1. Alternative form of mek

NounEdit

muke

  1. Alternative form of muk
    • 15th c. Robert Henryson, The Cock and the Jasp [4]
      Pietie it wer thow suld ly in this mydding,
      Be buryit thus amang this muke and mold,
      And thow so fair and warth sa mekill gold.

NageEdit

NounEdit

muke

  1. Chalcophaps indica, the emerald dove.

ReferencesEdit

  • Nage Birds, Gregory L. Forth →ISBN

Serbo-CroatianEdit