See also: acre and âcre

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from French Acre, from Latin Akre, from Ancient Greek Ἄκο (Áko) or Ἄκη (Ákē), from Hebrew עכו(ʿAkko), of unknown origin.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) enPR: āʹkə, äʹkə, IPA(key): /ˈeɪ.kə/, /ˈɑː.kə/
    • (file)

Proper nounEdit

 
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Acre

  1. A port city in northern Israel, and the holiest city in the Baha'i Faith.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Portuguese Acre, of uncertain origin.

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Acre

  1. A state of the North Region, Brazil. Capital: Rio Branco
TranslationsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Probably a variant of Acker or Acree/Ackary, though also possibly Americanization of Norwegian Aakre or Low German Egger.

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Acre

  1. A surname​.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

PronunciationEdit

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Acre m

  1. Acre (a city in Israel)

PortugueseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Proper nounEdit

Acre f

  1. Acre (a city in Israel)
QuotationsEdit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:Acre.

Etymology 2Edit

Uncertain. Different origins are proposed, including:

Proper nounEdit

Acre m

  1. Acre (a state in the the North Region of Brazil; capital: Rio Branco)
    Synonym: AC (abbreviation)

Derived termsEdit

QuotationsEdit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:Acre.