Acker

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See also: acker and Äcker

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Acker

  1. An English topographical surname from Old English æcer (field).
  2. A German topographical surname from Old High German ackar (field).
  3. nickname from the Somerset slang for "friend" or "mate", e.g. Acker Bilk

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German acker, from Old High German ackar (field), from Proto-Germanic *akraz (field), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éǵros (field).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʔakɐ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Acker m (genitive Ackers, plural Äcker, diminutive Äckerchen n or Äckerlein n)

  1. field (wide, open space used to grow crops)

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In older typography also:

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Further reading[edit]

  • Acker in Duden online
  • Acker in Kluge's Etymological Dictionary of the German Language, 1891