Mank vs Mak - What's the difference?

mank | mak |


As verbs the difference between mank and mak

is that mank is (obsolete) to mutilate while mak is .

As an adjective mank

is disgusting, repulsive.

As a noun mank

is something that is disgusting or manky.

mank

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) manken, from (etyl) mancian, .

Verb

(en verb)
  • (obsolete) To mutilate.
  • Etymology 2

    Via , from (etyl) . See above.

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Disgusting, repulsive.
  • When he eats, he never closes his mouth. It's so mank .
    Synonyms
    * manky slang * ming slang * minging slang

    Noun

    (-)
  • Something that is disgusting or manky.
  • The plumber had to get all the mank out of the drain.
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    mak

    English

    Alternative forms

    * myek (Geordie), make (Standard English)

    Verb

  • (Wearside) to make
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