äkk

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Skolt Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Samic *ākkō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

äkk

  1. grandmother

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Further reading[edit]


Westrobothnian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Helsingian akka (“nauseate, worry”) Swedish ack (alas).

Verb[edit]

äkk (preterite äkkä)

  1. to regret, be repentant, to miss
    Ji ekk hästn ji såld i fjol
    I miss the horse I sold last year.
    äckä den prestn längj
    we missed that pastor for a long time
    hon äck no at hon int to ’n
    she probably regrets and mourns that she did not take him

Usage notes[edit]

It is said, for example, if you regret selling, exchanging, giving away, or otherwise losing a thing that you afterwards miss and are anxious to recover.