hark

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English herken, herkien, from Old English *hercian, *heorcian, *hiercian, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *hauzijaną (to hear) + formative/intensive -k (see also the related hȳran, whence English hear). Cognate with Scots herk (to hark), North Frisian harke (to hark), West Frisian harkje (to listen), obsolete Dutch horken (to hark, listen to), Middle Low German horken (to hark), German horchen (to hark, harken to).

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hark (third-person singular simple present harks, present participle harking, simple past and past participle harked)

  1. To listen attentively; often used in the imperative.

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin arcus.

Noun[edit]

hark m

  1. bow
  2. arch

Dutch[edit]

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hark m (plural harken, diminutive harkje n)

  1. rake (garden tool)

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hark

  1. first-person singular present indicative of harken
  2. imperative of harken