See also: Ake, Åke, and àkẹ̀

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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ake ‎(third-person singular simple present akes, present participle aking, simple past and past participle aked)

  1. Archaic spelling of ache.
    • ... for let our finger ake, / And it endues our other heathfull membersOthello (Quarto 1), Shakespeare, 1622
    • 1909, Henry C. Shelley, Inns and Taverns of Old London[1], 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.
    • 2015, LT Wolf, The World King (fiction), ISBN 978-1-312-37454-6:
      The ake of months of a growing firenlust became a rising queem til at last there was the burst of loosing that almost made his knees buckle.

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowing from Maori.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

ake ‎(not comparable)

  1. (New Zealand) forever

AnagramsEdit


BantikEdit

NounEdit

ake

  1. water

ReferencesEdit


GalelaEdit

NounEdit

ake

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • 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

GothicEdit

RomanizationEdit

akē

  1. Romanization of 𐌰𐌺𐌴

HawaiianEdit

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

ake

  1. Romaji transcription of あけ

Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English ac.

ConjunctionEdit

ake

  1. Alternative form of ac
    • approx. 1225, Hali Meidenhad (Holy Maidenhood)
      Not of low on earth, ake of the high in heaven.
    • approx. 1225, Homilies in Lambeth
      Those men.. have the name of Christians, ake though they are Christ's unwins (enemies).
    • approx. 1300, The Fox and the Wolf
      He was still, ne spake no-more, ake he worth athirst well sore.
    • circa 1350, Midland Prose Psalter
      Blessed be the man that.. ne set nowt in false judgement. Ake his will was in the will of our Lord.
    • circa 1390, Walter Hilton, On the Mixed Life
      This thought is good.. ake if a man may not lightly have salvation ne devotion in it, I hold it not speedful.
    • approx. 1450, South English Legendary: Temporale
      It ... rotted fast; ake that flesh and that blood rotteth never-more.

ReferencesEdit


RatahanEdit

NounEdit

ake

  1. water

ReferenceEdit

  • J. N. Sneddon, The Languages of Minahasa, North Celebes (1970)
  • J. N. Sneddon, Proto-Sangiric & the Sangiric Languages (1984), page 61

SwahiliEdit

AdjectiveEdit

-ake ‎(declinable)

  1. his/her/its (third-person singular possessive adjective)
  2. their (third-person plural inanimate possessive adjective)

InflectionEdit

See alsoEdit


TernateEdit

NounEdit

ake

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Yuiti Wada, Correspondance of Consonants in North Halmahera Languages (1980)

TidoreEdit

NounEdit

ake

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Possessive clauses in East Nusantara, the case of Tidore, in The Expression of Possession (2009, ISBN 3110213230)
  • Donald A. Burquest, Wyn D. Laidig, Descriptive studies in languages of Maluku, volume 2 (1995), page 52