ac

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English

Etymology

Abbreviation.

Pronunciation

Pronunciation depends on if this is an initialism, in which case it is pronounced as the letters A and C, or if it is an abbreviation, in which case it is pronounced as the full word it abbreviates.

The pronunciation of the medical abbreviation depends on the preference of the user or reader, and whether it is translated from Latin or not.

Noun

ac (plural acs)

  1. account; money of account
  2. alicyclic
  3. Abbreviation of acre.
  4. Alternative letter-case form of AC (air conditioning)
  5. (electricity) Alternative letter-case form of AC (alternating current)

Adjective

ac (not comparable)

  1. (medicine) ante cibum, before meals

Anagrams

  • C.A., CA, ca, ca.

Aromanian

Alternative forms

  • acu

Etymology

From Latin acus. Compare Romanian ac.

Noun

ac n (plural atsi/atse)

  1. needle

Azerbaijani

Etymology

From Proto-Turkic *āç, *ạ̄č (hunger). Cognate with Old Turkic 𐰀𐰲(*āç, hungry), Turkish , see there for more cognates.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ɑd͡ʒ], [ɑd͡z]

Adjective

ac (comparative daha ac, superlative ən ac)

  1. hungry
    Antonym: tox

Derived terms

  • acgöz
  • aclıq

References


Classical Nahuatl

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /aːk/

Pronoun

āc (plural āc ihqueh or āquihqueh)

  1. who?

Related terms

  • ācah
  • āquin
  • ayāc

References

  • Karttunen, Frances (1983) An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, Austin: University of Texas Press, page 1
  • Lockhart, James (2001) Nahuatl as Written: Lessons in Older Written Nahuatl, with Copious Examples and Texts, Stanford: Stanford University Press, page 210

Ladin

Noun

ac

  1. plural of at

Latin

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ak/

Conjunction

ac

  1. Alternative form of atque

Usage notes

  • ac is usually found before words beginning with consonants, rarely before vowels.

References

  • ac in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ac in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.

Middle English

Alternative forms

  • ak, ake, auh, ah

Etymology

From Old English ac, from Proto-Germanic *ak.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɑk/

Conjunction

ac

  1. but

References

  • “ac (conj.)” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2019-01-12.

Middle Welsh

Alternative forms

  • a

Conjunction

ac

  1. and

Preposition

ac

  1. with

Old English

Etymology 1

From Proto-Germanic *aiks, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eyǵ-.

Alternative forms

  • ǣċ, aac

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɑːk/

Noun

āc f

  1. oak (wood or tree)
  2. (poetic) an oaken ship
  3. (masculine) The runic character (/a/)

Declension

Feminine senses relating to oak:

Name of the rune:

Descendants

  • Middle English: ak, ake, ook
    • English: oak
    • Scots: aik, ake

Etymology 2

From Proto-Germanic *ak.

Alternative forms

  • ah, ach, oc

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɑk/

Conjunction

ac

  1. but

Descendants

  • Middle English: ac, ak, ah

Old Saxon

Conjunction

ac

  1. Alternative form of ak

Romanian

Etymology

From Latin acus, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eḱ- (sharp).

Noun

ac n (plural ace)

  1. needle

Declension

Related terms

  • acar
  • aculeu
  • ață

Further reading

  • ac in DEX online - Dicționare ale limbii române (Dictionaries of the Romanian language)

Welsh

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ak/

Conjunction

ac

  1. Prevocalic form of a (and)

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