ik

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See also: IK, -ik, ik', and ik-

English[edit]


Angguruk Yali[edit]

Noun[edit]

ik

  1. water

References[edit]


Danish[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ik

  1. Alternative form of ik'

Dutch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch ic, from Old Dutch ik, from Proto-Germanic *ek, from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂. Compare Low German ik, West Frisian ik, German ich, English I, Danish jeg. See I (English, etymology 3).[1]

Pronoun[edit]

ik

  1. First-person singular, subjective: I.

Inflection[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ Friedrich Kluge, “Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache” , 22. Auflage, 1989, bearbeitet von Elmar Seebold, ISBN 3-11-006800-1

German Low German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • 'k, 'ck (enclitic)
  • ick
  • (Eastphalia, Lippe, County of Mark, Ruhr area) ek, eck
  • (Low Prussian) öck, eck

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German ik, from Old Saxon ik, from Proto-Germanic *ek, from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ik

  1. (most northern and western dialects) I (first person singular pronoun)
    Ik kem, ik sach, ik wünd.
    I came, I saw, I conquered. (Veni, vidi, vici. Attributed to Julius Caesar.)
    • 2012, Wilma Schlüter, Ik küer Platt: de Johrestieten int Münsterland (ISBN 3000392629)

Related terms[edit]

  • mien ‎(my, mine, possessive); mi ‎(me, dative (also generally used in place of the accusative)); mik; wi ‎(we, plural)

See also[edit]


Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

ik

  1. Romanization of 𐌹𐌺

Latvian[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ik

  1. every

Marshallese[edit]

Noun[edit]

ik

  1. Alternative spelling of ek

Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English ic ‎(I, personal pronoun).

Pronoun[edit]

ik

  1. (chiefly Northern dialectal) I.
    • circa 1300, Homilies:
      Forthi wil I of my pouert, Schau sum thing that ik haf in hert, [...]
    • circa 1300, Cursor Mundi:
      Her ik haf a litil spend, In word eftir þat ik entend, [...]
    • circa 1390, Chaucer:
      But ik am oold me list not pleye for age.

Descendants[edit]

  • Scots: ik

Middle Low German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon ik, from Proto-Germanic *ik.

Pronoun[edit]

ik

  1. I (personal pronoun, first person, singular, nominative)

Declension[edit]



Old Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *ek, from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂. Compare Old Saxon ik, Old Frisian ik, Old English , Old Dutch ik, Old High German ih, Old Norse ek, Gothic 𐌹𐌺 ‎(ik).

Pronoun[edit]

ik

  1. I

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle Dutch: ic
    • Dutch: ik

Old Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *ek, *ik, from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂. Compare Old Saxon ik, Old English , Old Dutch ik, Old High German ih, Old Norse ek, Gothic 𐌹𐌺 ‎(ik).

Pronoun[edit]

ik

  1. I

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Saterland Frisian: iek
  • West Frisian: ik

Old Saxon[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *ek, from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂. Compare Old Frisian ik, Old English , Old Dutch ik, Old High German ih, Old Norse ek, Gothic 𐌹𐌺 ‎(ik).

Pronoun[edit]

ik

  1. I

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • German Low German: ik

Pass Valley Yali[edit]

Noun[edit]

ik

  1. water

References[edit]


Pwaamei[edit]

Noun[edit]

ik

  1. louse

References[edit]

  • Jim Hollyman, K. J. Hollyman, Études sur les langues du Nord de la Nouvelle-Calédonie (1999), page 52

Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English ik, from Old English ic ‎(I, pronoun), from Proto-Germanic *ek ‎(I, pronoun).

Pronoun[edit]

ik

  1. (rare) I. Now mostly used to be emphatical.
    Wha did that? Ik!‎ ― (please add an English translation of this usage example)
    • circa 1375, John Barbour, The Bruce:
      For Ik am he, I say the soithly, [...]

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian ik, from Proto-Germanic *ek, *ik, from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂. Compare North Frisian ick, Dutch ik, German Low German ik, German ich, English I, Danish jeg.

Pronoun[edit]

ik

  1. I