hark

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English herken, herkien, from Old English *hercian, *heorcian, *hiercian, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *hauzijaną ‎(to hear) + formative/intensive -k (see also the related hȳran, whence English hear). Cognate with Scots herk ‎(to hark), North Frisian harke ‎(to hark), West Frisian harkje ‎(to listen), obsolete Dutch horken ‎(to hark, listen to -> horen), Middle Low German horken ‎(to hark), German horchen ‎(to hark, harken to).

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hark ‎(third-person singular simple present harks, present participle harking, simple past and past participle harked)

  1. To listen attentively; often used in the imperative.

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AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin arcus.

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hark m

  1. bow
  2. arch

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hark m ‎(plural harken, diminutive harkje n)

  1. rake (garden tool)

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hark

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