eik

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See also: EIK, Eik, and -eik

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch eik, from Middle Dutch eike, from Old Dutch *eik, from Proto-Germanic *aiks, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eyǵ- (oak).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

eik (plural eike)

  1. oak tree, any tree of the genus Quercus.

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch eike, from Old Dutch *eik, from Proto-Germanic *aiks, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eyǵ- (oak).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛi̯k/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: eik
  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯k

Noun[edit]

eik m (plural eiken, diminutive eikje n)

  1. Any oak tree (tree of the genus Quercus).
  2. Oak wood.

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  • Afrikaans: eik

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse eik, from Proto-Germanic *aiks, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eyǵ- (oak).

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Noun[edit]

eik f (genitive singular eikar, plural eikir)

  1. oak (Quercus)

Declension[edit]

Declension of eik
f2 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative eik eikin eikir eikirnar
accusative eik eikina eikir eikirnar
dative eik eikini eikum eikunum
genitive eikar eikarinnar eika eikanna

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse eik, from Proto-Germanic *aiks, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eyǵ- (oak).

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Noun[edit]

eik f (genitive singular eikar or eikur, nominative plural eikur)

  1. oak (Quercus)

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Lithuanian[edit]

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Verb[edit]

eĩk

  1. second-person singular imperative of eiti

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse eik, from Proto-Germanic *aiks, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eyǵ- (oak).

Noun[edit]

eik f or m (definite singular eika or eiken, indefinite plural eiker, definite plural eikene)

  1. an oak (oak tree: Quercus)
  2. oak (wood from oak trees)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse eik, from Proto-Germanic *aiks, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eyǵ- (oak). Akin to English oak.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

eik f (definite singular eika, indefinite plural eiker, definite plural eikene)

  1. an oak (oak tree of the genus Quercus)
  2. oak (wood from oak trees)

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *aiks, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eyǵ- (oak).

Noun[edit]

eik f (genitive eikar or eikr, plural eikr)

  1. oak
  2. tree in general

Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: eik f
  • Faroese: eik f
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: eik f
  • Norwegian Bokmål: eik f or m
  • Old Swedish: ēk
    • Swedish: ek c
  • Danish: eg c
  • Gutnish: aik
  • Westrobothnian: eik f

References[edit]

  • eik in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Zoëga, Geir T. (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic[1], Oxford: Clarendon Press

Westrobothnian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse eik, from Proto-Germanic *aiks, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eyǵ- (oak).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

eik f (definite eika)

  1. Oak (Quercus.)[1][2]

Noun[edit]

eik f (definite eika)

  1. A small wooden boat, an eka, eistuk.[3]


References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Lindgren, J. V., 1940, “ek r.”, in Orbok över Burträskmålet, page 36
  2. ^ Rietz, Johan Ernst, “EIK”, in Svenskt dialektlexikon: ordbok öfver svenska allmogespråket [Swedish dialectal lexicon: a dictionary for the Swedish lects] (in Swedish), 1962 edition, Lund: C. W. K. Gleerups Förlag, published 1862–1867, page 115
  3. ^ Lidström, Gun, Berglund, Erik, 1991 Pitemålet : ållt mīla àagg å ö̀öx, Piteå : ABF Piteåbygden. 4th ed. p. 61