mac

mac

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English

Pronunciation

  • enPR: măk, IPA(key): /mæk/
  • Rhymes: -æk

Etymology 1

Clipping of mackintosh.

Noun

mac (plural macs)

  1. Clipping of mackintosh (a raincoat).
Translations

Etymology 2

Clipping of macaroni.

Noun

mac (uncountable)

  1. Clipping of macaroni.
    Is there any mac and cheese left?
Derived terms
  • mac 'n' cheese

Anagrams

  • ACM, AMC, C.M.A., CAM, CMA, Cam, MCA, cam, mca

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mak/

Etymology 1

Noun

mac m (plural macs)

  1. (colloquial, slang) Clipping of maquereau (pimp).

Etymology 2

Noun

mac m (plural macs)

  1. (colloquial, computing) Clipping of Macintosh.

Further reading

  • “mac” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Irish

Etymology

From Old Irish macc, from Primitive Irish ᚋᚐᚊᚊᚔ (maqqi, genitive), from Proto-Celtic *makkʷos, a variant of *makʷos (son), (compare Welsh mab, Gaulish mapos, Maponos).

Pronunciation

  • (Munster, Aran) IPA(key): /mˠɑk/
  • (Cois Fharraige) IPA(key): /mˠaːk/
  • (Mayo, Ulster) IPA(key): /mˠak/

Noun

mac m (genitive singular mic, nominative plural mic)

  1. son
  2. A common prefix of many Irish and Scottish names, signifying "son of".

Declension

Coordinate terms

  • iníon (daughter)

Derived terms

Mutation

Further reading

  • "mac" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • “1 mac, macc” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

K'iche'

Noun

mac

  1. (Classical K'iche') sin

Manx

Etymology

From Old Irish macc, from Primitive Irish ᚋᚐᚊᚊᚔ (maqqi, genitive), from Proto-Celtic *makkʷos, a variant of *makʷos (son), perhaps, from Proto-Indo-European *meh₂ḱ- (long, thin).

Noun

mac m (genitive singular mic, plural mec)

  1. son

Derived terms

  • mac-

Mutation

References

  • “1 mac, macc” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Romanian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mak/

Etymology 1

From a Slavic language, from Proto-Slavic *makъ (poppy), compare Serbo-Croatian and Polish mak.

Noun

mac m (plural maci)

  1. poppy
Declension

Etymology 2

Onomatopoeic.

Interjection

mac

  1. quack (sound made by ducks)

Scottish Gaelic

Etymology

From Old Irish macc, from Primitive Irish ᚋᚐᚊᚊᚔ (maqqi, genitive), from Proto-Celtic *makkʷos, a variant of *makʷos (son), perhaps, from Proto-Indo-European *meh₂ḱ- (long, thin).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [maʰk], [maxk]

Noun

mac m (genitive singular mic, plural mic)

  1. son
  2. Commonly used as a prefix of Irish and Scottish surnames, meaning son.
    MacDhòmhnaill (MacDonald, literally son of Donald, Donaldson)

Derived terms

Mutation

References

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, →ISBN
  • “1 mac, macc” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

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