siker

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English siker ‎(secure, safe, stable, certain; gewiss, securely, safely, certainly), from Old English sicer, sicor ‎(secure from, free from guilt and the punishment, safe, free from danger or harm, sure, certain, free from doubt, trustworthy), from Proto-Germanic *sikuraz ‎(free, secure), from Latin sēcūrus ‎(secure, literally without care). See secure. Cognate with Scots siker, seker ‎(safe, secure), North Frisian sijcker ‎(sure, secure), Dutch zeker ‎(certain, safe, secure), German sicher ‎(sure, secure, confirmed), Swedish säker ‎(secure, safe, sure), Norwegian sikker ‎(secure).

Adjective[edit]

siker

  1. Alternative spelling of sicker: certain
  2. Alternative spelling of sicker: secure
    • 1847 (publication date), James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Dictionary of Archaisms and Provincialisms from the Fourteenth Century Vol. II., pages 741 and 743:
      "That schip had a ful siker mast,
      And a sayl strong and large."

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Adverb[edit]

siker

  1. Alternative spelling of sicker: certainly
  2. Alternative spelling of sicker: securely

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from sikeres, which originally meant "having high gluten content" (of wheat), but today normally means "successful". The back-formation was done by splitting the adjectival suffix -es.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃikɛr/
  • Hyphenation: si‧ker

Noun[edit]

siker ‎(plural sikerek)

  1. success

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Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic سَكَرَ ‎(sakara)

Verb[edit]

siker (imperfect jisker)

  1. to be drunk

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Turkish[edit]

Verb[edit]

siker

  1. third-person negative singular simple present indicative of sikmemek
  2. third-person singular present simple indicative positive of sikmek

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