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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.

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Etymology 3Edit

Borrowed from Afrikaans [Term?].

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.

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EsperantoEdit

Esperanto adverbial numbers
 <  7-e 8-e 9-e  > 
    Cardinal : ok
    Ordinal : oka
    Adverbial : oke
    Multiplier : okobla
    Fractional : okona

EtymologyEdit

ok +‎ -e

AdverbEdit

oke

  1. eighthly

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

oke

  1. Rōmaji transcription of おけ

TernateEdit

VerbEdit

oke

  1. drink

ReferencesEdit

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