mek-


mek-
    mek-
    English meaning: to bleat (expr. root)
    Deutsche Übersetzung: Schallwort for “meckern”
    Material: O.Ind. makamaküyatē “meckert”, mēká - m. “ he-goat; billy goat “; Arm. mak”i ‘sheep”; Gk. Hom. μηκᾶσθαι “grouse, bleat, bleat”; Lat. micciō, -īre “grouse, bleat”; M.H.G. meckatzen, mechzen, Ger. meckern, M.H.G. mecke “he-goat”; Lith. mekenù, -énti “grouse, bleat, stammeln”; Clr. mékaty “grouse, bleat, bleat”, etc. Maybe Alb. mek-sh (diminutive), meksh “buffalo-calf”
    References: WP. II 256, WH. II 85 f., Trautmann 177;
    See also: compare mei-6.

Proto-Indo-European etymological dictionary. 2015.

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