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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Origin unknown; perhaps a variant of eagre.

NounEdit

acker (plural ackers)

  1. (regional, now rare) A visible current in a lake or river; a ripple on the surface of water.
    • 1969, Vladimir Nabokov, Ada or Ardor, Penguin 2011, p. 436:
      The wide lovely lake lay in dreamy serenity, fretted with green undulations, ruffed with blue, patched with glades of lucid smoothness between the ackers [...].

Etymology 2Edit

Variant forms.

NounEdit

acker (plural ackers)

  1. Obsolete form of acre.

ReferencesEdit

  • G. A. Cooke, The County of Devon

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AnagramsEdit


GermanEdit

VerbEdit

acker

  1. First-person singular present of ackern.
  2. Imperative singular of ackern.

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch akker, from Proto-Germanic *akraz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éǵros.

NounEdit

acker m

  1. field (for agriculture)
  2. acre

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • acker”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • acker”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Middle High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German ackar.

NounEdit

acker m

  1. field, acre

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DescendantsEdit