akurat

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See also: akurāt

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch accuraat, from Latin accūrātus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈakurat]
  • Hyphenation: aku‧rat

Adjective[edit]

akurat

  1. accurate (exact or careful conformity to truth)
    Synonyms: teliti, saksama, cermat, tepat benar

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German akkurat, from Latin accūrātē.[1] First attested in 1807.[2]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aˈku.rat/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -urat
  • Syllabification: a‧ku‧rat

Particle[edit]

akurat

  1. used to emphasize the accuracy of information: just, exactly, precisely, to be exact, to be precise [from 19th c.][2]
    Jest akurat pięć jabłek.There's five apples, to be precise.
  2. used to provide emphasis on a particular object, and draw attention away from other objects: exactly, precisely, actually
    Akurat te jabłka zjem.I'm actually going to eat these apples (and not the other ones).

Adverb[edit]

akurat (not comparable)

  1. at the moment, at this very moment [from 20th c.][3]
    Akurat myślałem o tobie!I was actually just thinking about you!

Interjection[edit]

akurat

  1. (ironically) tell me another!, nothing of the kind!, a likely story! yeah, right! [from 20th c.][3]
    Synonyms: akuratnie, ani mi się śni, jeszcze czego, nic z tego, nic z tych rzeczy, niedoczekanie, nie ma mowy, po moim trupie
    "A potem zjadł wszystkie jabłka!" "Akurat!""And then he ate all the apples!" "Yeah, right!"

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adjective
adverb
noun

References[edit]

  1. ^ Andrzej Bańkowski (2000) Etymologiczny słownik języka polskiego[1] (in Polish)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Samuel Bogumił Linde (1807-1814), “akurat”, in Słownik języka polskiego
  3. 3.0 3.1 J. Karłowicz, A. Kryński, W. Niedźwiedzki, editors (1900), “akurat”, in Słownik języka polskiego (in Polish), volume 1, Warsaw, page 20

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