Anke

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Alemannic German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German anke, from Old High German ancho, from Proto-Germanic *ankwô, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₃engʷ- (anoint). Cognate with Latin ungō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Zurich) IPA(key): /ˈɑŋkxə/

Noun[edit]

Anke m

  1. butter

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈaŋkə/
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German anko, from Old High German ancha. Related to Enkel (ankle).

Noun[edit]

Anke f or m (genitive Anke or Anken, plural Anken)

  1. (regional, otherwise obsolete) nape of the neck

Usage notes[edit]

Masculine form is rare.

Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Unclear.

Noun[edit]

Anke m (genitive Anken, plural Anken)

  1. lake trout (Salmo trutta lacustris)
Declension[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Low German and West Frisian.

Proper noun[edit]

Anke

  1. A diminutive of the female given name Anna

German Low German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Anna +‎ -ke

Proper noun[edit]

Anke

  1. (Low Prussian) A diminutive of the female given name Anna