akhar

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Cimbrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German acker, from Old High German ackar, from Proto-Germanic *akraz (field). Cognate with German Acker, Dutch akker, English acre, Icelandic akur.

Noun[edit]

akhar m (plural èkharediminutive ekharle)

  1. (Luserna, Sette Comuni) field
    An akhar öode machet net bröode.
    An uncultivated field does not produce broth.

References[edit]

  • “akhar” in Martalar, Umberto Martello; Bellotto, Alfonso (1974) Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo
  • “akhar” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien