An adjective meaning “soft, pliant” derived from primitive ᴹ✶mazgā (EtyAC/MASAG). It had essentially the same development as the noun maig “dough” (from ᴹ✶mazgē), because in both cases the primitive final vowel vanished without further effect.
maig²adjective. soft, pliant
A noun for “dough” derived from primitive ᴹ✶mazgē (Ety/MASAG), where the primitive [[ilk|[z] became [i] before voiced stops]], as suggested by Helge Fauskanger (AL-Ilkorin/maig).