See also: Asker

English

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Etymology 1

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From Middle English asker, axer, equivalent to ask +‎ -er.

Noun

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asker (plural askers)

  1. Someone who asks a question. [from 12th c.]
    Synonym: questioner
    Antonyms: askee; see also Thesaurus:askee
    Hyponym: requestor
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Etymology 2

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From Middle English ascre, a variant (with uncertain suffix) of Middle English aske (newt). More at ask.

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asker (plural askers)

  1. (England dialect, Wales) A newt. [from 14th c.]
    • 2018 April 21, Sara Hudston, The Guardian:
      Great crested newts, “askers”, used to be common in the Marshwood Vale.

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Crimean Tatar

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Etymology

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From Arabic عَسْكَر (ʕaskar, army).

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asker

  1. soldier; warrior

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Danish

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Noun

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asker c pl

  1. plural indefinite of aske

Verb

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asker

  1. present tense of aske

Middle English

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Etymology

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From axen +‎ -er.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈaskər(ə)/, /ˈaksər(ə)/

Noun

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asker (plural askers)

  1. One who prays towards or supplicates a divinity.
  2. One who criticises, reviews, or examines; a checker.
  3. A litigant; one who begins legal action or one hired by such a person.
  4. (rare) An extortionist; one who requires excessive charges.
  5. (rare) One who asks or questions; an asker.
  6. (rare) One who levies dues or fees.

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  • English: asker
  • Scots: askar (obsolete)

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Norwegian Bokmål

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Noun

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asker m pl

  1. indefinite plural of ask

Old Swedish

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Etymology

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From Old Norse askr, from Proto-Germanic *askaz.

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asker m

  1. ash (tree)
  2. wooden box

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Polish

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish عسكر (ʿasker), from Arabic عَسْكَر (ʕaskar).

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asker m pers

  1. (military) Turkish soldier
    Hypernym: żołnierz

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Further reading

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  • asker in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Turkish

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Turkish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology

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Inherited from Ottoman Turkish عسكر (ʿasker), from Arabic عَسْكَر (ʕaskar, army), from Persian لشکر (laškar, army). Replaced the native word çeri.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ɑsˈcæɾ/
  • Hyphenation: as‧ker
  • Audio:(file)

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asker (definite accusative askeri, plural askerler)

  1. soldier (any member of a military, regardless of specialty or rank)
  2. military service, especially of conscription
  3. private (soldier of the lowest rank)

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Inflection
Nominative asker
Definite accusative askeri
Singular Plural
Nominative asker askerler
Definite accusative askeri askerleri
Dative askere askerlere
Locative askerde askerlerde
Ablative askerden askerlerden
Genitive askerin askerlerin
Possessive forms
Nominative
Singular Plural
1st singular askerim askerlerim
2nd singular askerin askerlerin
3rd singular askeri askerleri
1st plural askerimiz askerlerimiz
2nd plural askeriniz askerleriniz
3rd plural askerleri askerleri
Definite accusative
Singular Plural
1st singular askerimi askerlerimi
2nd singular askerini askerlerini
3rd singular askerini askerlerini
1st plural askerimizi askerlerimizi
2nd plural askerinizi askerlerinizi
3rd plural askerlerini askerlerini
Dative
Singular Plural
1st singular askerime askerlerime
2nd singular askerine askerlerine
3rd singular askerine askerlerine
1st plural askerimize askerlerimize
2nd plural askerinize askerlerinize
3rd plural askerlerine askerlerine
Locative
Singular Plural
1st singular askerimde askerlerimde
2nd singular askerinde askerlerinde
3rd singular askerinde askerlerinde
1st plural askerimizde askerlerimizde
2nd plural askerinizde askerlerinizde
3rd plural askerlerinde askerlerinde
Ablative
Singular Plural
1st singular askerimden askerlerimden
2nd singular askerinden askerlerinden
3rd singular askerinden askerlerinden
1st plural askerimizden askerlerimizden
2nd plural askerinizden askerlerinizden
3rd plural askerlerinden askerlerinden
Genitive
Singular Plural
1st singular askerimin askerlerimin
2nd singular askerinin askerlerinin
3rd singular askerinin askerlerinin
1st plural askerimizin askerlerimizin
2nd plural askerinizin askerlerinizin
3rd plural askerlerinin askerlerinin
Predicative forms
Singular Plural
1st singular askerim askerlerim
2nd singular askersin askerlersin
3rd singular asker
askerdir
askerler
askerlerdir
1st plural askeriz askerleriz
2nd plural askersiniz askerlersiniz
3rd plural askerler askerlerdir

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