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EnglishEdit


DanishEdit

AdverbEdit

ik

  1. Abbreviation of ikke.

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch ic, from Old Dutch ik, from Proto-Germanic *ek, from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂. Compare Low German ik, West Frisian ik, German ich, English I, Danish jeg. See I (English, etymology 3).[1]

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

ik

  1. First-person singular, subjective: I.

DeclensionEdit


QuotationsEdit

  • Julius Caesar
    Ik kwam, ik zag, ik overwon.
    I came, I saw, I conquered.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Friedrich Kluge, “Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache” , 22. Auflage, 1989, bearbeitet von Elmar Seebold, ISBN 3-11-006800-1

German Low GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Saxon ik, from Proto-Germanic *ek, from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

ik

  1. (in some dialects) I (first person singular pronoun)
    Ik kem, ik sach, ik wünd.
    I came, I saw, I conquered.
    (Veni, vidi, vici. Attributed to Julius Caesar.)

Related termsEdit

  • mien ‎(my, mine, possessive); mi ‎(me, dative (also generally used in place of the accusative)); wi ‎(we, plural)

GothicEdit

RomanizationEdit

ik

  1. Romanization of 𐌹𐌺

LatvianEdit

AdverbEdit

ik

  1. every

MarshalleseEdit

NounEdit

ik

  1. Alternative spelling of ek

Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English ic ‎(I, personal pronoun).

PronounEdit

ik

  1. (chiefly Northern dialectal) I.

DescendantsEdit

  • Scots: ik

Old DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *ek, from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂. Compare Old Saxon ik, Old Frisian ik, Old English , Old Dutch ik, Old High German ih, Old Norse ek, Gothic 𐌹𐌺 ‎(ik).

PronounEdit

ik

  1. I

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle Dutch: ic
    • Dutch: ik

Old FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *ek, *ik, from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂. Compare Old Saxon ik, Old English , Old Dutch ik, Old High German ih, Old Norse ek, Gothic 𐌹𐌺 ‎(ik).

PronounEdit

ik

  1. I

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Saterland Frisian: iek
  • West Frisian: ik

Old SaxonEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *ek, from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂. Compare Old Frisian ik, Old English , Old Dutch ik, Old High German ih, Old Norse ek, Gothic 𐌹𐌺 ‎(ik).

PronounEdit

ik

  1. I

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • German Low German: ik

PlautdietschEdit

PronounEdit

ik

  1. I (first person singular pronoun)
    Ik keem, ik keek, ik wun.
    I came, I saw, I conquered.
    (Veni, vidi, vici. Attributed to Julius Caesar.)

ScotsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English ik, from Old English ic ‎(I, pronoun), from Proto-Germanic *ek ‎(I, pronoun).

PronounEdit

ik

  1. (rare) I. Now mostly used to be emphatical.
    Wha did that? Ik!‎ ― (please add an English translation of this usage example)

West FrisianEdit

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