Anker

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain; appears as Ankarl in 14th century documents; possibly originally a nickname for a seasonal farm worker.

Proper noun[edit]

Anker

  1. a male given name

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German anker.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʔaŋkɐ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Anker m (strong, genitive Ankers, plural Anker)

  1. anchor
    vor Anker gehendrop anchor
    Anker lichtenraise the anchor

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Descendants[edit]

  • Latvian: enkurs
  • Lithuanian: iñkaras, añkaras
  • Polish: ankier (archaic)
  • Russian: а́нкер (ánker)

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Noun[edit]

Anker m (plural Ankeren)

  1. anchor