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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

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch anker.

NounEdit

anker (plural ankers)

  1. anchor

BasqueEdit

NounEdit

anker

  1. beast

AdjectiveEdit

anker

  1. mean

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. plural indefinite of anke

VerbEdit

anker

  1. present tense 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

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

VerbEdit

anker

  1. First-person singular present of ankern.
  2. Imperative singular of ankern.

Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

anker (plural ankeres)

  1. Anchor

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

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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

DeclensionEdit


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