loke

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See also: Loke and Lôĸe

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English loke, from Old English loca (a bar, bolt; enclosure, stronghold), from Proto-Germanic *lukô, *lukǭ (lock, clasp, shutter, opening), from Proto-Indo-European *lewg- (to bend, turn). Cognate with Icelandic loka (clasp, latch, lock, bolt). More at lock.

Noun[edit]

loke (plural lokes)

  1. (Britain dialectal) The wicket or hatch of a door.
  2. (Britain dialectal) A close narrow lane; a cul-de-sac.
  3. (Britain dialectal) A private path or road.
  4. (Britain dialectal) A small field or meadow.

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A derivative of loc.[1]

Noun[edit]

loke f (indefinite plural loke, definite singular lokja, definite plural loket)

  1. dear, darling
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “loke”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, page 230

Dutch[edit]

Verb[edit]

loke

  1. (archaic) singular past subjunctive of luiken

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Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English rose.

Noun[edit]

loke

  1. (botany) rose

References[edit]

  • Mary Kawena Pukui - Samuel H. Elbert, Hawaiian Dictionary, University of Hawaii Press 1986

Lindu[edit]

Noun[edit]

loke

  1. plug

Mauritian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French hoquet

Verb[edit]

loke

  1. to hiccup

References[edit]

  • Baker, Philip & Hookoomsing, Vinesh Y. 1987. Dictionnaire de créole mauricien. Morisyen – English – Français

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

loke

  1. inflection of loka (world):
    1. locative singular
    2. accusative plural

Seychellois Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English lock.

Verb[edit]

loke

  1. to lock

References[edit]

  • Danielle D’Offay et Guy Lionnet, Diksyonner Kreol - Franse / Dictionnaire Créole Seychellois - Français
  • Seychelles Creole vocabulary. In: Haspelmath, M. & Tadmor, U. (eds.) World Loanword Database. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.