- Archaic spelling of ache.
- ... for let our finger ake, / And it endues our other heathfull members — Othello (Quarto 1), Shakespeare, 1622
1909, Henry C. Shelley, Inns and Taverns of Old London, edition text, The Gutenberg Project, published 2004:
- instead he went with the rogues to supper in an arbour, though it made his heart "ake" to listen to their mad talk.
ake (not comparable)
From Proto-Polynesian *qate, from Proto-Oceanic *qate, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *qatay, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *qatay, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qatay, from Proto-Austronesian *qaCay.