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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old English axian (ask); see ax for more.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

aks (third-person singular simple present aks or akses, present participle aksing, simple past and past participle aksed)

  1. (dialectal, now chiefly West Africa and African American Vernacular) To ask.
    • 2004, Larry Dean Hamilton, A Gathering of Angels, page 132:
      Another thing, kid, don't aks me no more questions tonight.

AnagramsEdit


DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse ax.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

aks n (singular definite akset, plural indefinite aks)

  1. ear (fruiting body of a grain plant)
  2. spike (ear of grain)

InflectionEdit


Nigerian PidginEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English ask.

VerbEdit

aks

  1. ask

TsimshianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

aks

  1. water

VerbEdit

aks

  1. (transitive, intransitive) drink
  2. (intransitive) be wet

ReferencesEdit

  • John Asher Dunn, Sm'algyax: A Reference Dictionary and Grammar (1995, →ISBN

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French axe.

NounEdit

aks (definite accusative aksi, plural aksler)

  1. axis
SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • aks in Turkish dictionaries at Türk Dil Kurumu

WestrobothnianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse ax, from Proto-Germanic *ahsą.

NounEdit

aks n

  1. An ear (of corn.)
  2. A barb (of hook.)
  3. A tooth (of key.)

Etymology 2Edit

From Dutch actie, German Aktie, from Latin āctiō (action.)

NounEdit

aks n

  1. (finance) A share.