aka

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See also: Aka, AKA, A.K.A., åka, akā, āķa, a/k/a, and a.k.a.

English[edit]

Preposition[edit]

aka

  1. Alternative capitalization of AKA.

Anagrams[edit]


Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse aka (to move, to drive) from the Proto-Indo-European *h₂eǵ-. Cognates include the Latin agō, the Ancient Greek ἄγω (agō, to lead) and the Sanskrit अजति (ájati, to drive, propel, cast).

Verb[edit]

at aka (third person singular past indicative ók, third person plural past indicative óku, supine ikið)

  1. to drive

Conjugation[edit]


Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse aka (to move, to drive) from Proto-Germanic *akaną, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eǵ-. Cognates include Latin agō, Ancient Greek ἄγω (agō, to lead) and Sanskrit अजति (ájati, to drive, propel, cast).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

aka (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative ók, third-person plural past indicative óku, supine ekið)

  1. (transitive, intransitive, governs dative) to drive (a vehicle)
    Aki maður gegn rauðu ljósi má hann eiga von á sekt.
    If a man drives against (i.e. past) a red light, he may expect a fine.
    aka bifreið er harla ólíkt því að aka hestvagni.
    Driving a motorcar is very different from driving a horse-drawn carriage.
  2. to move slightly, to budge

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

aka

  1. rōmaji reading of あか

Kashubian[edit]

Noun[edit]

aka

  1. hoe

Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

aka f (4th declension)

  1. well (a hole in the ground, used to obtain water)

Declension[edit]


Lavukaleve[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

aka

  1. then

Maori[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Eastern Polynesian *aka, from Proto-Nuclear Polynesian *aka, from Proto-Polynesian *aka, from Proto-Oceanic *(w)akaʀ, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *(w)akaʀ, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *(w)akaʀ, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(w)akaʀ.

Noun[edit]

aka

  1. root (of plant)

Old Norse[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ak‧a

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *akaną, from Proto-Indo-European. Cognates include Ancient Greek ἄγω (agō, lead), Latin agō (do, drive) and Sanskrit अजति (ajati, drive, propel, cast).

Verb[edit]

aka (singular past indicative ók, plural past indicative óku, past participle akinn)

  1. To drive (e.g. a cart).

Descendants[edit]


Rapa Nui[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Eastern Polynesian *aka, from Proto-Nuclear Polynesian *aka, from Proto-Polynesian *aka, from Proto-Oceanic *(w)akaʀ, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *(w)akaʀ, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *(w)akaʀ, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(w)akaʀ.

Noun[edit]

aka

  1. root (of plant)

Sranan Tongo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch haak.

Noun[edit]

aka

  1. hook

Tongan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *aka, from Proto-Polynesian *aka, from Proto-Oceanic *(w)akaʀ, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *(w)akaʀ, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *(w)akaʀ, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(w)akaʀ.

Noun[edit]

aka

  1. root (of plant)

Torres Strait Creole[edit]

Noun[edit]

aka

  1. grandmother

Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

aka

  1. dative singular of ak

Uzbek[edit]

Other scripts
Cyrillic ака
Roman aka
Perso-Arabic ‍‍

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *(i)āka

Noun[edit]

aka (plural akalar)

  1. brother