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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From a- + Old English cennan (to give birth to).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

aken (third-person singular simple present akens, present participle akenning, simple past and past participle akenned)

  1. (obsolete) To bear, give birth to. (Usually in the past participle.)

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

aken

  1. (obsolete) alternative past participle of ache.

AnagramsEdit


DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

aken

  1. Plural form of aak

AnagramsEdit


EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old East Slavic okъno (okŭno). Cognate to Finnish ikkuna and akkuna.

NounEdit

aken (genitive akna, partitive akent)

  1. window

DeclensionEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English ǣcen.

AdjectiveEdit

aken

  1. Alternative form of oken
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Etymology 2Edit

From Old English acan, from Proto-Germanic *akaną; equivalent to ache +‎ -en.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈaːkən/, /ˈɛːkən/, /ˈɔːkən/

VerbEdit

aken

  1. To ache, to hurt.
ConjugationEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • English: ache
  • Scots: ake
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