ook

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See also: òòk

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Imitative.

Interjection[edit]

ook

  1. The cry of a monkey.
    • 1995, Terry Pratchett, Soul Music:
      He tapped the Librarian on the shoulder. "Excuse me —" "Ook?" "Those guys just called you a monkey," said Glod.
    • 2004, Robert Arellano, Don Dimaio of La Plata:
      The irate ape cries, "Ook ook! Ai ai ai!" He springs off the edge of the stone basin, clawing Cantare across the face and bursting through the door.
    • 2014, Victoria Wessex, Shipwrecked with the Billionaire Rock Star:
      Fingers pinched my eyelashes and lifted one eyelid. I looked straight into a big, leathery black face surrounded by brown fur. “Ook?” asked the monkey.

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Afrikaans[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • oek (Western Cape)
  • ok (dialectal)

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch ook, from Middle Dutch ôoc, from Old Dutch ōk, ouk, from Proto-West Germanic *auk, from Proto-Germanic *auk.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ook

  1. also, too, as well
  2. moreover

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch ôoc, from Old Dutch ōk, ouk, from Proto-West Germanic *auk, from Proto-Germanic *auk.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /oːk/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ook
  • Rhymes: -oːk

Adverb[edit]

ook

  1. also, too, moreover
    Dat kan ik ook.I can do that too.
    Mentale gezondheid is ook gezondheid.Mental health is also health.
  2. (in negative sentences) either
    Ik kan dat ook niet.I can't do that either.
  3. -ever
    wie dan ookwhoever
    waar ookwherever
  4. particle for emphasis
    Het heeft ook heel lang geduurd.It did take very long.

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: ook

German Low German[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ook

  1. Alternative form of ok

Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English āc, from Proto-Germanic *aiks.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ook (plural ookes)

  1. oak (tree)
    • 14th Century, Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales, The Knight's Tale
      The brighte swerdes wenten to and fro
      So hidously þat with þe leste strook
      That it semeþ þat it wolde felle an ook

Descendants[edit]


Semai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Aslian *ʔoo(k/ŋ) (wasp), from Proto-Mon-Khmer *ʔuŋ ~ *ʔuəŋ ~ *huŋ ~ *huəŋ (wasp; hornet). Cognate with Semelai hɔŋ ("hornet"), Vietnamese ong (bee), Thavung ออง (wasp), Pacoh hong (large bee, wasp), Bahnar ong (wasp), Khmu ʔɔːŋ ("wasp"), Mon ဟိုၚ် (hang, hornet).

Noun[edit]

ook [1]

  1. wasp

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Basrim bin Ngah Aching (2008) Kamus Engròq Semay – Engròq Malaysia, Kamus Bahasa Semai – Bahasa Malaysia, Bangi: Institut Alam dan Tamadun Melayu, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Tetum[edit]

Noun[edit]

ook

  1. (anatomy) spleen