See also: oké, ōke, ōkē, and øke

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

VerbEdit

oke

  1. (obsolete) simple past tense of ache
  2. (obsolete) simple past tense of ake

Etymology 2Edit

See oka

 
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NounEdit

oke (plural okes)

  1. (historical units of measurement) Alternative form of oka.

ReferencesEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Shortened borrowing from Afrikaans outjie.

NounEdit

oke (plural okes)

  1. (South Africa, slang) Man; guy; bloke.
    • 1998, Leon Schuster, Leon Schuster's Lekker, Thick South African Joke Book, page 106:
      An oke meets up with his ex-wife at a party. After a few dops, he puts his arm around her and suggests they go to bed. 'Over my dead body,' she snarls at him. He downs his drink and says, 'I see you haven't changed.'
    • 2005, Al Lovejoy, Acid Alex:
      I had initiated an African ritual by giving the pipe to him. And you can never stay befuck with an oke you smoke nchangu with.
    • 2009 (2016), Kevin Richardson, Part of the Pride: My Life Among the Big Cats of Africa, page 39:
      When that oke talked, I listened.

Etymology 4Edit

From Middle English oke.

NounEdit

oke (plural okes)

  1. Obsolete spelling of oak

AnagramsEdit


DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English OK.

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

oke

  1. OK, okay

SynonymsEdit


EsperantoEdit

Esperanto numbers (edit)
 ←  7 8 9  → 
    Cardinal: ok
    Ordinal: oka
    Adverbial: oke
    Multiplier: okobla, okopa
    Fractional: okona, okono

EtymologyEdit

ok +‎ -e

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

AdverbEdit

oke

  1. eighthly

IgboEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

óké

  1. male, man.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

óké

  1. big size.

Etymology 3Edit

From (divide).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

óke

  1. boundary, demarcation.

Etymology 4Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

oké

  1. rat (animal)

Etymology 5Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

oke

  1. portion, share, division, part.

IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English OK.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɔke/
  • Hyphenation: oké

InterjectionEdit

oké

  1. (colloquial) OK (acceptance, acknowledgement)

VerbEdit

oké

  1. (colloquial) OK (acceptance, acknoledgement)

Further readingEdit


JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

oke

  1. Rōmaji transcription of おけ

MikasukiEdit

NounEdit

oke

  1. water

Serbo-CroatianEdit

NounEdit

oke

  1. inflection of oka:
    1. genitive singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative plural

TernateEdit

VerbEdit

oke

  1. drink

ConjugationEdit

Conjugation of oke
Singular Plural
Inclusive Exclusive
1st tooke fooke mioke
2nd nooke nioke
3rd Human ookem, mookef ioke, yooke
Non-human ioke ioke, yooke
* m - masculine, f - feminine, - archaic

ReferencesEdit

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001). A Descriptive Study of the Language of Ternate, the Northern Moluccas, Indonesia. University of Pittsburgh.

YorubaEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

òkè

  1. mountain, hill
    Synonym: òkìtì
    mo gun òkè náà dé oríI climbed the mountain to the top
  2. topmost, top
  3. interior, uplands beyond Yorubaland
  4. high

Derived termsEdit