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mac

  1. (international standards) ISO 639-2/B language code for Macedonian.
  • enPR: măk, IPA(key): /mæk/
  • Rhymes: -æk
  • Homophones: Mac, mack, Mack

Clipping of mackintosh.

mac (plural macs)

  1. Clipping of mackintosh (a raincoat).
  • pac-a-mac

Clipping of macaroni.

mac (uncountable)

  1. (Canada, US, slang) Clipping of macaroni.
  • mac and cheese, mac 'n' cheese
  • mac salad
  • ACM, AMC, C.M.A., CAM, CMA, Cam, MCA, cam

Uncertain.

  • IPA(key): (Central, Balearic, Valencia) [ˈmak]

mac m (plural macs)

  1. (balearic) small stone, pebble
    Synonym: còdol
  • mac de torrent
  • macar
  • “mac” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
  • IPA(key): /mak/

mac m (plural macs)

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

mac m (plural macs)

  1. (colloquial, computing) Clipping of Macintosh.
  • “mac”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.

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).

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

mac m (genitive singular mic, nominative plural mic)

  1. son
  2. A common prefix of many Irish and Scottish names, signifying "son of".
    Dónall óg donn Mac Lochlainnyoung, brown-haired Donald, son of the Scandinavian
  • iníon (daughter)
  • Ó Dónaill, Niall (1977) “mac”, in Foclóir Gaeilge–Béarla, Dublin: An Gúm, →ISBN
  • Gregory Toner, Sharon Arbuthnot, Máire Ní Mhaonaigh, Marie-Luise Theuerkauf, Dagmar Wodtko, editors (2019), “1 mac, macc”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language
  • Sjoestedt, M. L. (1931) Phonétique d’un parler irlandais de Kerry (in French), Paris: Librairie Ernest Leroux, page 57

mac

  1. (Classical K'iche') sin

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *mati.

  • IPA(key): /ˈmat͡s/
  • Rhymes: -at͡s
  • Syllabification: mac

mac f

  1. mother
  • Eùgeniusz Gòłąbk (2011) “macierz”, in Słownik Polsko-Kaszubski / Słowôrz Pòlskò-Kaszëbsczi[2]
  • “mac”, in Internetowi Słowôrz Kaszëbsczégò Jãzëka [Internet Dictionary of the Kashubian Language], Fundacja Kaszuby, 2022

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

mac m (genitive singular mic, plural mec)

  1. son
  • mac-
  • Gregory Toner, Sharon Arbuthnot, Máire Ní Mhaonaigh, Marie-Luise Theuerkauf, Dagmar Wodtko, editors (2019), “1 mac, macc”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

mac

  1. Alternative form of make (equal, partner)
  • IPA(key): /mak/

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

mac m (genitive mic, nominative plural mic)

  1. son
  • Irish: mac
  • Manx: mac
  • Scottish Gaelic: mac
  • Gregory Toner, Sharon Arbuthnot, Máire Ní Mhaonaigh, Marie-Luise Theuerkauf, Dagmar Wodtko, editors (2019), “1 mac, macc”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

From Proto-Celtic *makkos. Cognate with Welsh mach.

mac m

  1. bond, surety
  • Gregory Toner, Sharon Arbuthnot, Máire Ní Mhaonaigh, Marie-Luise Theuerkauf, Dagmar Wodtko, editors (2019), “2 mac(c)”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

mac m (genitive maic or meic, nominative plural maic or meic)

  1. Alternative spelling of macc (son, child)
  • IPA(key): /mak/

Borrowed from Old Church Slavonic макъ (makŭ), from Proto-Slavic *makъ (poppy). Compare Serbo-Croatian mak, Polish mak.

mac m (plural maci)

  1. poppy

Onomatopoeic.

mac

  1. quack (sound made by ducks)

From Middle Irish mac, from Old Irish macc, from Primitive Irish ᚋᚐᚊᚊᚔ (maqqi, genitive), from Proto-Celtic *makkʷos. Cognates include Irish mac and Manx mac.

  • IPA(key): /maʰk/, [maxk]
  • Hyphenation: mac

mac m (genitive singular mic, plural mic)

  1. son
  2. Used as a prefix for Irish and Scottish patronymic surnames; -son
    mac DhòmhaillMacDonald (literally, “son of Donald”)
  • Edward Dwelly (1911) “mac”, in Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan [The Illustrated Gaelic–English Dictionary]‎[3], 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, →ISBN
  • Colin Mark (2003) “mac”, in The Gaelic-English dictionary, London: Routledge, →ISBN, page 411
  • Gregory Toner, Sharon Arbuthnot, Máire Ní Mhaonaigh, Marie-Luise Theuerkauf, Dagmar Wodtko, editors (2019), “1 mac, macc”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *màti.

  • IPA(key): /ˈmat͡s/
  • Rhymes: -at͡s
  • Syllabification: mac

mac f

  1. mother (human female who begets a child)
  • Lorentz, Friedrich (1908) “mãc”, in Slovinzisches Wörterbuch[4] (in German), volume 1, Saint Petersburg: ОРЯС ИАН, page 595

Cognate with Jumjum maañ, Belanda Bor mac, Shilluk mac.

mac (plural mɛ̈c)

  1. fire
  2. light firearm
  3. prison
  • Dinka-English Dictionary[5], 2005

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