- 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, text edition, 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)
- Donald A. Burquest, Wyn D. Laidig, Descriptive studies in languages of Maluku, volume 2 (1995), page 6:
- Tabaru Galela
- [ˈakere] 'water' [ˈake] 'water'
- Robinson Ipol, Yosafat Etha, Deidre Shelden, Galela conversations (1989): ake
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.
- his/her/its (third-person singular possessive adjective)
- their (third-person plural inanimate possessive adjective)