See also: Anker

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Dutch anker

NounEdit

anker (plural ankers)

  1. (obsolete) A measure of wine or spirit equal to 10 gallons; a barrel of this capacity.

ReferencesEdit

  • OED 2nd edition 1989

AnagramsEdit


AfrikaansEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Dutch anker, from Middle Dutch anker, from Old Dutch *anker, from Latin anchora.

NounEdit

anker (plural ankers, diminutive ankertjie)

  1. anchor

Etymology 2Edit

From Dutch ankeren.

VerbEdit

anker (present anker, present participle ankerende, past participle geanker)

  1. (intransitive) to anchor

BasqueEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

anker (comparative ankerrago, superlative ankerren, excessive ankerregi)

  1. mean

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

anker anim

  1. beast

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • anker” in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia, euskaltzaindia.eus
  • anker” in Orotariko Euskal Hiztegia, euskaltzaindia.eus

DanishEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse akkeri, from Latin ancora (anchor).

NounEdit

anker n (singular definite ankret or ankeret, plural indefinite ankre)

  1. (nautical) anchor
  2. armature, anchor (rotating part of an electric motor or dynamo)
InflectionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From German Anker or Dutch anker, from Medieval Latin anceria, Latin ancheria (a small vat).

NounEdit

anker n (singular definite ankret or ankeret, plural indefinite ankre)

  1. barrel (beer), cask (wine)
  2. anker
InflectionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

See anke

NounEdit

anker c

  1. indefinite plural of anke

VerbEdit

anker

  1. present of anke

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑŋkər/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: an‧ker
  • Rhymes: -ɑŋkər

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch anker, from Old Dutch *anker, from Latin anchora.

NounEdit

anker n (plural ankers, diminutive ankertje n)

  1. anchor
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Afrikaans: anker
  • Indonesian: angker

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

anker

  1. first-person singular present indicative of ankeren
  2. imperative of ankeren

AnagramsEdit


GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

anker

  1. inflection of ankern:
    1. first-person singular present
    2. singular imperative

Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English ancor.

NounEdit

anker (plural ankeres)

  1. anchor

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἄγκυρα (ánkura), via Latin ancora, German Anker (but more likely to be Old German), and Old Norse akkeri.

NounEdit

anker n (definite singular ankeret or ankret, indefinite plural anker or ankere or ankre, definite singular ankera or ankra or ankrene)

  1. (nautical) an anchor

Related termsEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἄγκυρα (ánkura), via Latin ancora, German Anker (but more likely to be Old German), and Old Norse akkeri.

NounEdit

anker n (definite singular ankeret, indefinite plural anker, definite plural ankera)

  1. (nautical) an anchor

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Old FrisianEdit

NounEdit

anker m

  1. anchor

InflectionEdit


Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *ankurô, whence also Old English ancor, Old Norse akkeri, from Latin ancora

NounEdit

anker m

  1. anchor

DescendantsEdit