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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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Etymology 1Edit

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hark m (plural harken, diminutive harkje n)

  1. rake (garden tool)
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Etymology 2Edit

Non-lemma forms.

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hark

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

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hark n (genitive singular harks, no plural)

  1. noise, tumult, commotion, din

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