aker

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See also: Aker and åker

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

aker (plural akers)

  1. Obsolete spelling of acre
    • 1858, Jonathan Brown Bright, The Brights of Suffolk[1], Digitized edition, published 2006, page 127:
      … crope of an aker might have been worth=3 p aker ...
    • 1859, New England Historic Genealogical Society, The New England Historical & Genealogical Register[2], Digitized edition, S.G. Drake, published 2009, page 295:
      That all rates that shall arise upon the Towne shall be layed upon Lands accordinge to every ones p'portion aker for aker of howse lotts and aker for aker of meddowe both alike on this side and both alike on the other side …

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

Anagrams[edit]


Basque[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Basque *aceŕ, from *ace- (male animal) (compare aketz (boar)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aker anim

  1. he-goat, billy goat

Declension[edit]

Declension of aker (animate, ending in -r)
indefinite singular plural
absolutive aker akerra akerrak
ergative akerrek akerrak akerrek
dative akerri akerrari akerrei
genitive akerren akerraren akerren
comitative akerrekin akerrarekin akerrekin
causative akerrengatik akerrarengatik akerrengatik
benefactive akerrentzat akerrarentzat akerrentzat
instrumental akerrez akerraz akerrez
insessive akerrengan akerrarengan akerrengan
locative
allative akerrengana akerrarengana akerrengana
terminative akerrenganaino akerrarenganaino akerrenganaino
directive akerrenganantz akerrarenganantz akerrenganantz
destinative akerrenganako akerrarenganako akerrenganako
ablative akerrengandik akerrarengandik akerrengandik
partitive akerrik
prolative akertzat

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈaː.kər/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: a‧ker
  • Rhymes: -aːkər

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch aker, eker, haker, from Old Dutch *aker, from Latin aquarium.

Noun[edit]

aker m (plural akers, diminutive akertje n)

  1. (Southern) bucket
    Synonym: emmer
  2. (historical) metal well bucket
    Synonym: putemmer
  3. (dated, Eastern Netherlands) kettle
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch aker, from Old Dutch *akaran, from Proto-Germanic *akraną.

Noun[edit]

aker m (plural akers, diminutive akertje n)

  1. (archaic) acorn
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

aker m (plural akers, diminutive akertje n)

  1. (obsolete) acre

Kabyle[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Verb[edit]

aker (intensive aorist yettaker, aorist yaker, preterite yuker, negative preterite yukir, verbal noun tukerḍa)

  1. to steal
    Ur ukireɣ ara yiwet n tɣawsa!
    I didn't steal a single thing!

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Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English æcer, from Proto-West Germanic *ak(k)r, from Proto-Germanic *akraz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éǵros.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈaːkər/, /ˈakər/

Noun[edit]

aker (plural akers)

  1. field (piece of arable land)
  2. acre (land measure of 160 rods square (though actually varying in size, both regionally and in time), usually described as 40 rods/1 furlong long and 4 rods wide.)

Descendants[edit]

  • English: acre
    • Norwegian Bokmål: acre
  • Scots: acre, aker, acker
  • Yola: aager

References[edit]


Old Swedish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse akr, from Proto-Germanic *akraz.

Noun[edit]

aker m

  1. field, cultivated land

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

aker m (Cyrillic spelling акер)

  1. acre

Vilamovian[edit]

Noun[edit]

aker m

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