lakin

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See also: Lakin and läkin

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Perhaps from Old Norse leika.

Noun[edit]

lakin (plural lakins)

  1. A toy.
    • 1922, James Joyce, Ulysses
      And the gay lakin, mistress Fitton, mount and cry O, and his dainty birdsnies, lady Penelope Rich, a clean quality woman is suited for a player, and the punks of the bankside, a penny a time.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

lakin (plural lakins)

  1. Obsolete form of ladykin.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Shakespeare to this entry?)

Anagrams[edit]


Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

lakin

  1. Genitive singular form of lakki.

Anagrams[edit]


Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Arabic لٰكِنْ (lākin, but).

Conjunction[edit]

lakin

  1. but, however