ook

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See also: òòk

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Imitative.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /uːk/
  • (file)

Interjection[edit]

ook

  1. (onomatopoeia) 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.

Synonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

ook (third-person singular simple present ooks, present participle ooking, simple past and past participle ooked)

  1. (onomatopoeia) To make or produce the cry of a monkey.
  2. (slang, ethnic slur, offensive) Of a black person, to speak nonsense or gibberish.
    • 2012 August 19, Trending Now, “Huge Feral Nigger Sheboon Chimps Out at Gas Station”, in aus.politics, Usenet[1]:
      Starts ooking and eeking About Slavery, Racism, Hair Salons, etc!
    • 2013 April 27, farkya...@live.com, “Im the only normal person on here”, in alt.music.michael-jackson, Usenet[2]:
      On Saturday, April 27, 2013 11:40:40 PM UTC+10, nigger brndy ooked:
      > You all have AIDS, cock suckers.
    • 2014 November 26, Jesse, “'Burn this b---- down!'”, in alt.france, Usenet[3]:
      Weird spectacle, to be expected of simians.
      The grieving mudda is wearing dark sunglasses even though it is night
      and appears highly medicated, she ooks and eeks and you can tell she is
      in her glory in front of the cameras.
    • 2015 May 4, Debby teh Dikeman, “Re: NIGGER LOGIC REVISITED”, in alt.alien.vampire.flonk.flonk.flonk, Usenet[4]:
      Meanwhile, the first nigger interviewed on the scene said she saw
      the whole thing. She ooked that the "boy" dint do nuffins" .
    • 2017 January 16, Rick Mathers, “Sow in Coongress will be preparing for chimpout instead of attending inaguration”, in soc.culture.african.american, Usenet[5]:
      WASHINGTON -- A California coongressboon ooked today that it would be
      "preparing the nigger resistance" instead of apetending human
      President-elect Trump's inauguration.
      Rep. Barbara Lee (D/Nigger-Calif.) ooked its chimpout in a statement:
      "I will not be celebrating or honoring an incoming president who rode
      racism, sexism, xenophobia and bigotry to the White House."
    • 2018 April 11, Dindu Nuffin, “Morbidly obese sheboon felt like it was "drowning in her own fat"”, in alt.alien.vampire.flonk.flonk.flonk, Usenet[6]:
      Schenee started getting into chimpouts with its husboon Freddie, and at
      one point ooked to it: 'The only thing you do is wipe my ass and wash
      me up'.
    • 2018 June 3, asgo...@gmail.com, “Re: 10 Reasons Why I Hate NIGGERS”, in alt.politics, Usenet[7]:
      Ugly disgusting jungle chimp go back to the mudaland Ápefrica u came from u ooking eeking nigger ape piece of shit
    • 2019 March 30, Robert Wolfe, “Catch and release (80 times) nigger assaults an 83 year old woman”, in alt.checkmate, Usenet[8]:
      Castle Hill, Bronx … 51-year-old C&R nigger Gary Mallette is wanted for
      attempted muhdik on an 83-year-old female in her apartment. The nigger
      posed as a repair-nig and ooked it was going to fix a leak.

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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, auk, from Proto-West Germanic *auk, from Proto-Germanic *auk.

Pronunciation[edit]

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
  • Berbice Creole Dutch: oko
  • Jersey Dutch: ôk
  • Negerhollands: ook
  • Petjo: ook
  • Skepi Creole Dutch: oak

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-West Germanic *aik, 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

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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