oke

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See also: oké, ōke, ōkē, and øke

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

oke

  1. (obsolete) simple past tense of ache
  2. (obsolete) simple past tense of ake

Etymology 2[edit]

See oka

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Noun[edit]

oke (plural okes)

  1. (historical units of measurement) Alternative form of oka.

References[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Shortened borrowing from Afrikaans outjie.

Noun[edit]

oke (plural okes)

  1. (South Africa, slang) Man; guy; bloke.
    • 1998, Leon Schuster, Leon Schuster's Lekker, Thick South African Joke Book, page 106:
      An oke meets up with his ex-wife at a party. After a few dops, he puts his arm around her and suggests they go to bed. 'Over my dead body,' she snarls at him. He downs his drink and says, 'I see you haven't changed.'
    • 2005, Al Lovejoy, Acid Alex:
      I had initiated an African ritual by giving the pipe to him. And you can never stay befuck with an oke you smoke nchangu with.
    • 2009 (2016), Kevin Richardson, Part of the Pride: My Life Among the Big Cats of Africa, page 39:
      When that oke talked, I listened.

Etymology 4[edit]

From Middle English oke

Noun[edit]

oke (plural okes)

  1. Obsolete spelling of oak

Anagrams[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English OK

Interjection[edit]

oke

  1. OK, okay

Esperanto[edit]

Esperanto numbers (edit)
 ←  7 8 9  → 
    Cardinal: ok
    Ordinal: oka
    Adverbial: oke
    Multiplier: okobla, okopa
    Fractional: okona, okono

Etymology[edit]

ok +‎ -e

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Adverb[edit]

oke

  1. eighthly

Igbo[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

óké

  1. male, man.

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

óké

  1. big size.

Etymology 3[edit]

From (divide).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

óke

  1. boundary, demarcation.

Etymology 4[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

oké

  1. rat (animal)

Etymology 5[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

oke

  1. portion, share, division, part.

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English OK

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɔke/
  • Hyphenation: oké

Interjection[edit]

oké

  1. (colloquial) OK (acceptance, acknowledgement)

Verb[edit]

oké

  1. (colloquial) OK (acceptance, acknoledgement)

Further reading[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

oke

  1. Rōmaji transcription of おけ

Mikasuki[edit]

Noun[edit]

oke

  1. water

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

oke

  1. inflection of oka:
    1. genitive singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative plural

Ternate[edit]

Verb[edit]

oke

  1. drink

References[edit]

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001). A Descriptive Study of the Language of Ternate, the Northern Moluccas, Indonesia. University of Pittsburgh.