aik

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See also: -aik, aik-, and aik.

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English [Term?], from Old Norse aka (to drive, sail, navigate), from Proto-Germanic *akaną.

Verb[edit]

aik (third-person singular simple present aiks, present participle aiking, simple past and past participle aiked)

  1. (Northern England, Scotland, rare) To drive.
    The herd aiked his neat out to the leas.
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Central Nahuatl[edit]

Adverb[edit]

aik

  1. never.

Mualang[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aik

  1. water

Further reading[edit]

  • Smith, A. (2017) The Languages of Borneo: A Comprehensive Classification, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

Scots[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English ook, oke, aik, ake, from Old English āc (also as Old English ǣċ), from Proto-West Germanic *aik, from Proto-Germanic *aiks, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eyǵ- (oak).

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Noun[edit]

aik (plural aiks)

  1. (now obsolete, poetic) oak
    • 1792, Robert Burns, Lady Mary Ann:
      Young Charlie Cochran was the sprout of an aik
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

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