EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English naken (to nake), from Old English nacian (to bare, strip, make naked), from Proto-Germanic *nakwōną (to make naked), from Proto-Indo-European *nogʷ- (to make naked). Cognate with Old Norse nǫkkva (to bare, expose). More at naked.

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nake (third-person singular simple present nakes, present participle naking, simple past and past participle naked)

  1. (now chiefly Scotland) To make naked; to bare.

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nake (plural nakvke)

  1. thing
  2. what? (interrogative pronoun)
  3. ...that which... (relative pronoun)

DutchEdit

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nake

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of naken

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Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

A back-formation from naked.

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nake (rare)

  1. naked, exposed, miserly
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  • Yola: naaghen
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Etymology 2Edit

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nake

  1. Alternative form of naken

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nake

  1. neuter singular of naken