siker

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English siker (secure, safe, stable, certain; gewiss, securely, safely, certainly), from Old English sicer, sicor (secure from, free from guilt and the punishment, safe, free from danger or harm, sure, certain, free from doubt, trustworthy), from Proto-Germanic *sikuraz (free, secure), from Latin sēcūrus (secure, literally without care). See secure. Cognate with Scots siker, seker (safe, secure), North Frisian sijcker (sure, secure), Dutch zeker (certain, safe, secure), German sicher (sure, secure, confirmed), Swedish säker (secure, safe, sure), Norwegian sikker (secure).

Adjective[edit]

siker

  1. Alternative spelling of sicker: certain
  2. Alternative spelling of sicker: secure
    • 1847 (publication date), James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Dictionary of Archaisms and Provincialisms from the Fourteenth Century Vol. II., pages 741 and 743:
      "That schip had a ful siker mast,
      And a sayl strong and large."

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Adverb[edit]

siker

  1. Alternative spelling of sicker: certainly
  2. Alternative spelling of sicker: securely

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from sikeres, which originally meant "having high gluten content" (of wheat), but today normally means "successful". The back-formation was done by splitting the adjectival suffix -es.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃikɛr/
  • Hyphenation: si‧ker

Noun[edit]

siker (plural sikerek)

  1. success

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Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic سکر (sákara)

Verb[edit]

siker (imperfect jisker)

  1. to be drunk

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Turkish[edit]

Verb[edit]

siker

  1. third-person negative singular simple present indicative of sikmemek
  2. third-person singular present simple indicative positive of sikmek

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