kanker

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See also: kanker-

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch kanker, from Middle Dutch canker, from Latin cancer.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkaŋ.kər/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

kanker (plural kankers)

  1. cancer

Derived terms[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch canker, from Latin cancer.

Noun[edit]

kanker m (plural kankers, diminutive kankertje n)

  1. (medicine, oncology) cancer
  2. (offensive intensifier) Something incredibly bad, poor or annoying (Can we verify(+) this sense?)
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Afrikaans: kanker
  • Indonesian: kanker

Interjection[edit]

kanker

  1. (potentially offensive, vulgar) An expression of anger, annoyance, etc. damn, fuck
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

kanker

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

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch kanker (cancer), from Middle Dutch canker, from New Latin cancer. Cognate of Afrikaans kanker. Doublet of Kanser.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkan.kər]
  • Hyphenation: kan‧kêr

Noun[edit]

kanker (plural, first-person possessive kankerku, second-person possessive kankermu, third-person possessive kankernya)

  1. (medicine) cancer (disease of uncontrolled cellular proliferation).

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