Ask

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See also: ask, ASK, and aşk

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse Askr, from askr (ash tree).

Proper noun[edit]

Ask

  1. (Norse mythology) The first male human, according to the Poetic Edda.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Swedish Ask, from ask (ash tree), ultimately also from askr (ash tree).

Proper noun[edit]

Ask

  1. A surname​.

Anagrams[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse Askr, from askr (ash tree).

Proper noun[edit]

Ask c (genitive Asks)

  1. (Norse mythology) Ask
  2. A male given name
    • 1916, Jämten; Heimbygdas Arsbok, page 45:
      Men den, som genom sitt uppförande i handel och vandel gjorde sig förtjänt av aktning och förtroende, kunde med tiden — även om han var "utlänning" — bli aktad som en av socknens egna barn. Det var t. ex. fallet med Ask Olof Andersson i Tunvågen, bördig från Dalarna [...]
      But, by his conduct in trade and business, he deserves respect and trust, and could with time, even though he was a foreigner, be regarded as one of the parish's own children. It was, for example, the case with Ask Olof Andersson in Tunvågen, by birth from Dalarna [...]

Etymology 2[edit]

From ask (ash tree).

Proper noun[edit]

Ask c (genitive Asks)

  1. A topographic surname​.