See also: Aker and åker

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

aker (plural akers)

  1. Obsolete spelling of acre
    • 1858, Jonathan Brown Bright, The Brights of Suffolk[1], Digitized edition, published 2006, page 127:
      … crope of an aker might have been worth=3 p aker ...
    • 1859, New England Historic Genealogical Society, The New England Historical & Genealogical Register[2], Digitized edition, S.G. Drake, published 2009, page 295:
      That all rates that shall arise upon the Towne shall be layed upon Lands accordinge to every ones p'portion aker for aker of howse lotts and aker for aker of meddowe both alike on this side and both alike on the other side …

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

AnagramsEdit


BasqueEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Basque *aceŕ, from *ace- (male animal) (compare aketz (boar)).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

aker anim

  1. he-goat, billy goat

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit


DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈaː.kər/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: a‧ker
  • Rhymes: -aːkər

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch aker, eker, haker, from Old Dutch *aker, from Latin aquarium.

NounEdit

aker m (plural akers, diminutive akertje n)

  1. (Southern) bucket
    Synonym: emmer
  2. (historical) metal well bucket
    Synonym: putemmer
  3. (dated, Eastern Netherlands) kettle
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch aker, from Old Dutch *akaran, from Proto-Germanic *akraną.

NounEdit

aker m (plural akers, diminutive akertje n)

  1. (archaic) acorn
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

aker m (plural akers, diminutive akertje n)

  1. (obsolete) acre

KabyleEdit

EtymologyEdit

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VerbEdit

aker (intensive aorist yettaker, aorist yaker, preterite yuker, negative preterite yukir, verbal noun tukerḍa)

  1. to steal
    Ur ukireɣ ara yiwet n tɣawsa!
    I didn't steal a single thing!

Derived termsEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English æcer, from Proto-West Germanic *ak(k)r, from Proto-Germanic *akraz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éǵros.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈaːkər/, /ˈakər/

NounEdit

aker (plural akers)

  1. field (piece of arable land)
  2. acre (land measure of 160 rods square (though actually varying in size, both regionally and in time), usually described as 40 rods/1 furlong long and 4 rods wide.)

DescendantsEdit

  • English: acre
    • Norwegian Bokmål: acre
  • Scots: acre, aker, acker
  • Yola: aager

ReferencesEdit


Old SwedishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse akr, from Proto-Germanic *akraz.

NounEdit

aker m

  1. field, cultivated land

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

NounEdit

aker m (Cyrillic spelling акер)

  1. acre

VilamovianEdit

NounEdit

aker m

  1. field (wide, open space used to grow crops)