See also: Aku, āku, and āķu

BanjareseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayic *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *aku, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *aku, from Proto-Austronesian *aku.

PronounEdit

aku

  1. I (personal pronoun)
  2. me (direct object of a verb)
  3. me (object of a preposition)
  4. me (indirect object of a verb)
  5. my (belonging to me)

Brooke's Point PalawanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Philippine *ʔakúʔ, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)aku, from Proto-Austronesian *(i-)aku.

PronounEdit

aku

  1. I (personal pronoun)

EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

A reduction of akumulaator, ultimately from Latin accumulātor.

NounEdit

aku (genitive aku, partitive akut)

  1. battery, cell, accumulator

DeclensionEdit


GuaraníEdit

AdjectiveEdit

aku

  1. hot

HadzaEdit

PronunciationEdit

Question wordEdit

aku

  1. what kind?, which?

Related termsEdit


HawaiianEdit

NounEdit

aku

  1. bonito, skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis)

ParticleEdit

aku

  1. direction away from the speaker, away
  2. soon, later, earlier, last (week, year, etc.)

Usage notesEdit

  • Mai and aku may change the meaning of the verb:
    aʻo mai (to learn)aʻo aku (to teach)
    kūʻai mai (to buy)kūʻai aku (to sell)

SynonymsEdit

AntonymsEdit


IbanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayic *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *aku, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *aku, from Proto-Austronesian *aku.

PronounEdit

aku

  1. I (personal pronoun)
  2. me (direct object of a verb)
  3. me (object of a preposition)
  4. me (indirect object of a verb)
  5. my (belonging to me)

IgboEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aˈkʊ/
  • Hyphenation: a‧ku

NounEdit

aku

  1. wealth

IndonesianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayic *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *aku, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *aku, from Proto-Austronesian *aku. Compare Maori aku, Malagasy aho.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

aku (first-person singular pronoun, referring to the speaker)

  1. I, me
    Aku sedang lapar.I am hungry.
  2. my (belonging to me)
    Kucing aku hitam.My cat is black.

Usage notesEdit

SynonymsEdit


JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

aku

  1. Rōmaji transcription of あく

JaraiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ikuR, from Proto-Austronesian *ikuR

NounEdit

aku (classifier ƀĕ)

  1. tail

JavaneseEdit

Javanese register set
ꦏꦿꦩꦲꦤ꧀ꦝꦥ꧀ (krama andhap): adalem
ꦏꦿꦩ (krama): kula
ꦔꦺꦴꦏꦺꦴ (ngoko): aku

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Javanese aku, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *aku, from Proto-Austronesian *aku.

PronounEdit

aku (personal pronoun, informal, Java spelling ꦲꦏꦸ, krama kula)

  1. I (personal pronoun)
    Aku lagi mangan.Aku lagi mangan.I am eating.
  2. me (direct object of a verb)
  3. me (object of a preposition)
  4. me (indirect object of a verb)
  5. my (belonging to me)

SynonymsEdit


KabishianaEdit

NounEdit

äḳu

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Merritt Ruhlen, The Origin of Language: Tracing the Evolution of the Mother Tongue (1996, →ISBN

KapampanganEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Philippine *ʔakúʔ, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *aku, from Proto-Austronesian *aku.

PronounEdit

aku

  1. I (personal pronoun)
  2. me (direct object of a verb)
  3. me (object of a preposition)
  4. me (indirect object of a verb)
  5. my (belonging to me)

Karo BatakEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *aku, from Proto-Austronesian *aku.

PronounEdit

aku

  1. I (personal pronoun)
  2. me (direct object of a verb)
  3. me (object of a preposition)
  4. me (indirect object of a verb)
  5. my (belonging to me)

LatvianEdit

NounEdit

aku f

  1. accusative singular form of aka
  2. instrumental singular form of aka
  3. genitive plural form of aka

MalayEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayic *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *aku, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *aku, from Proto-Austronesian *aku.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

aku (Jawi spelling اکو‎)

  1. I (personal pronoun)
    Aku orang itu.
    I am that person.
  2. me (direct object of a verb)
  3. me (object of a preposition)
  4. me (indirect object of a verb)
    Ini aku.
    This is me.
  5. my (belonging to me)
    Ini beg aku.
    This is my bag.

Usage notesEdit

  • Should not be used when speaking to anyone who is elder or of a higher status.

SynonymsEdit

See alsoEdit


MaoriEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Eastern Polynesian *au, from Proto-Nuclear Polynesian *au, from Proto-Polynesian *au, from Proto-Oceanic *au, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *aku, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *aku, from Proto-Austronesian *aku.
Cognate with Indonesian aku, Malagasy aho, Tagalog ako.

PronounEdit

aku

  1. my (when talking of more than one thing)
    Ko aku tīpuna ērā.Those are my grandparents.

DeclensionEdit

Usage notesEdit

A possessive determiner which must be followed by a noun, unlike āku and ōku. This is the neutral or informal form and is not governed by the a and o categories. It cannot be stressed, in which case either āku or ōku must be used, depending on the category of the noun.

ReferencesEdit

  • aku” in John C. Moorfield, Te Aka: Maori-English, English-Maori Dictionary and Index, 3rd edition, Longman/Pearson Education New Zealand, 2011, →ISBN.

MmenEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

aku

  1. forest

Further readingEdit


Mori BawahEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Bungku-Tolaki *ku, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *aku, from Proto-Austronesian *aku.

PronounEdit

aku

  1. I (personal pronoun)
  2. me (direct object of a verb)
  3. me (object of a preposition)
  4. me (indirect object of a verb)
  5. my (belonging to me)

MoroneneEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Bungku-Tolaki *aku, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *aku, from Proto-Austronesian *aku.

PronounEdit

aku

  1. I (personal pronoun)
  2. me (direct object of a verb)
  3. me (object of a preposition)
  4. me (indirect object of a verb)
  5. my (belonging to me)

Old JavaneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *aku, from Proto-Austronesian *aku.

PronounEdit

aku

  1. I (personal pronoun)
  2. me (direct object of a verb)
  3. me (object of a preposition)
  4. me (indirect object of a verb)
  5. my (belonging to me)

SasakEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Chamic *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *aku, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *aku, from Proto-Austronesian *aku.

PronounEdit

aku

  1. I (personal pronoun)
  2. me (direct object of a verb)
  3. me (object of a preposition)
  4. me (indirect object of a verb)
  5. my (belonging to me)

TotoliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)aku, from Proto-Austronesian *(i-)aku.

PronounEdit

aku

  1. I (personal pronoun)
  2. me (direct object of a verb)
  3. me (object of a preposition)
  4. me (indirect object of a verb)
  5. my (belonging to me)