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Ek
See also: ek-, -ek, ék, -ék, Ek, EK, ÉK, and

Afrikaans

Etymology

From Dutch ik, from Middle Dutch ic, from Old Dutch ik, from Proto-Germanic *ek, from Proto-Indo-European *é?h?om ("I").

Pronunciation

Pronoun

ek (object my, possessive my)

  1. I (subject)
    • 1976, in Tydskrif vir Letterkunde, page 19.
      Hy het na my geskop, maar ek het dit verwag en het vinnig my been gelig en dwars gedraai.
      He kicked towards me, but I expected this and quickly lifted my leg and turned it sidewards.
    • 1994, in Annemarié Van Niekerk, Vrouevertellers. 1843-1993, Tafelberg-Uitgewers (publ.), page 308.
      " [...] Ek is jou vader. Ek sal jou doodslaan as jy nie luister nie!"
      " [...] I am your father. I shall beat you to death if you do not listen!"
    • 2011, Kashiefa, Sedick, Zakeer & Sedeeqa Jacobs, "Die pad is toe", in No Land! No House! No Vote! Voices from Symphony Way, Pambazuka Press (publ.), page 132.
      Ek het nog nooit 'n huis gehad nie, my ouers het ook nog nooit een besit nie
      I have never owned a house, my parents also have never possessed one either.

See also


Esperanto

Etymology

From ek-.

Pronunciation

  • (file)

Interjection

ek

  1. let's go

Fiji Hindi

Etymology

From Hindi (ek).

Numeral

ek

  1. one

References


Icelandic

Etymology 1

From Old Norse ek, from Proto-Norse (ek), from Proto-Germanic *ek, from Proto-Indo-European *é?h?.

Alternative forms

  • ég (modern)
  • eg (archaic, poetic)

Pronoun

ek

  1. (archaic) I
Declension

Etymology 2

Inflected form of aka ("to drive").

Verb

ek

  1. first-person singular active present indicative of aka

Ido

Etymology

Borrowed from Ancient Greek (ek). Also seen as a borrowing from Latin ex, with the x changed to just k so not to interfere with ex-, which shares the same origin.

Pronunciation

Preposition

ek

  1. (general sense) out
  2. (indicating motion) out, out of, out from, from
    Adportez stulo ek ta chambro - Bring a chair out of that room.
    Lu prenis ca folio ek la tir-kesto - He took this leaf from the drawer.
  3. (of materials) of, made from, made of
    Ek quon esas ta tasi? - What are the cups made of?
    Li esas ek porcelano. - They are made of china.
  4. (mathematics) (indication fractional parts) out of
    Nonadek ek cent. - Ninety out of a hundred (90%).
    En ca armeo, 5 ek 100 esas ocidita, 10 ek 100 vundita.
    In this army, five out of (every) 100 were killed, and ten per cent were wounded.

Derived terms

Related terms


Kalasha

Etymology

From Sanskrit (eka), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Háykas. Compare Hindi, Konkani, Nepali and Marathi (ek).

Numeral

ek

  1. one; 1

Marshallese

Pronunciation

Noun

ek

  1. fish

References


Mauritian Creole

Etymology

From French avec.

Pronunciation

Alternative forms

Conjunction

ek

  1. and

Preposition

ek

  1. with

Middle English

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Old English ?ac, from Proto-Germanic *auk.

Adverb

ek

  1. also, in addition, besides

Related terms

Descendants

  • Scots: eik, ek
  • English: eke

Middle Low German

Pronunciation

Pronoun

ek

  1. Alternative form of ik.

Min Nan

For pronunciation and definitions of ek - see ? ("hundred million; hundred thousand; etc.").
(This character, ek, is the Pe?h-?e-j? form of ?.)


For pronunciation and definitions of ek - see ? ("harrowing; miserable; disaster; calamity; catastrophe; etc.").
(This character, ek, is the Pe?h-?e-j? form of ?.)


For pronunciation and definitions of ek - see ? ("laughter; sound of laughing").
(This character, ek, is the Pe?h-?e-j? form of ?.)


For pronunciation and definitions of ek - see ? ("to remember; to reminisce; to reflect upon; memory").
(This character, ek, is the Pe?h-?e-j? form of ?.)


For pronunciation and definitions of ek - see ? ("to grasp; to clutch; to guard; to control; etc.").
(This character, ek, is the Pe?h-?e-j? form of ?.)


For pronunciation and definitions of ek - see ? ("to press down; to keep down; to repress; to suppress; to restrain; to restrict; etc.").
(This character, ek, is the Pe?h-?e-j? form of ?.)


For pronunciation and definitions of ek - see ? ("to [[overflow; to [[flood; etc.").
(This character, ek, is the Pe?h-?e-j? form of ?.)


For pronunciation and definitions of ek - see ? ("profit; benefit; advantage; etc.").
(This character, ek, is the Pe?h-?e-j? form of ?.)


For pronunciation and definitions of ek - see ? ("chest; breast; bosom; thought; etc.").
(This character, ek, is the Pe?h-?e-j? form of ?.)

North Frisian

Etymology

From Old Norse ekki. Cognate with Danish ikke, Faroese ikki, Norwegian Nynorsk ikkje.

Adverb

ek

  1. (Sylt) not
    "Di rocht Saaken ken di Oogen ek se", sair di Litji Prins, fuar höm dit tö morki.
    "The important things can't be seen with the eyes," said the Little Prince, so he would remember this.

Novial

Preposition

ek

  1. out of, from
  2. out of (expressing a fraction or a ratio)

Old Frisian

Etymology

Noun

?k f

  1. oak

References

  1. Köbler, Gerhard, Altfriesisches Wörterbuch, (6. Auflage) 2014

Old Norse

The inscription on the shaft of the Kragehul I spear.

Alternative forms

  • jek, jakOld East Norse
  • -kenclitic

Etymology

From Proto-Norse (ek), from Proto-Germanic *ek, from Proto-Indo-European *é?h?.

Pronoun

ek

  1. I (first-person singular pronoun)
    • 150-350, inscription on the Lindholm amulet:
      ek erilaz sa[w]ilagaz hateka
      I [am an] earl, Sawilagaz hight I
    • 200-475, inscription on the Kragehul I spear-shaft:
      ...
      ek e?rila?z asugisalas m?uh?a h?aite [...]
      I, earl of Asugisalaz, hight Muha, [...]
    • circa 1000, V?luspá, verse 1, line 1:
      Hliods bið ec allar... (Codex Regius, circa 1270)
      Hlioðs bið ek allar... (Hauksbók, circa 1306)
      Hljóðs bið ek allar... (normalised orthography)
      For silence I ask all...
    • 1220-1240, Egils saga, chapter 3, line 16:
      "Þótt þetta vandræði hafi nú borit oss at hendi, þá mun eigi langt til, at sama vandræði mun til yðvar koma, því at Haraldr, ætla ek, at skjótt mun hér koma, þá er hann hefir alla menn þrælkat ok áþját, sem hann vill, á Norðmæri ok í Raumsdal." (Norse)
      translation by William Charles Green:
      Though this danger now touches us, before long the same will come to you; for Harold, as I ween, will hasten hither when he has enthralled and oppressed after his will all in North Mæra and Raumsdale.
      translation by Hallvard Lie:
      Though this trouble have now lighted on our hand, 'twill not be long ere the same trouble shall come upon you; for Harald, I ween, will shortly hither come, soon as he hath all men thralled and enslaved, according to this will, in Northmere and Raumsdale.

Declension


The Lindholm amulet, a 2nd to 4th century piece of bone with a Proto-Norse inscription containing two instances of the pronoun.

Descendants

References

  • ek in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Old Saxon

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *aiks.

Pronunciation

Noun

?k f

  1. oak

Declension


Descendants


Rohingya

Rohingya cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : ek

Etymology

From Sanskrit (eka, "one").

Numeral

ek

  1. one

Swedish

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Etymology

From Old Norse eik, from Proto-Germanic *aiks, from Proto-Indo-European *h?ey?- ("oak").

Pronunciation

Noun

ek c

  1. oak

Declension

Declension of ek 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ek eken ekar ekarna
Genitive eks ekens ekars ekarnas

Tocharian B

Etymology

From Proto-Tocharian *ëk, from Late Proto-Indo-European *ok?s, from *h?ok?-, *h?ek?- ("eye; to see"). Compare Tocharian A ak.

Noun

ek ?

  1. eye
    e?ane klausane ?eycer-me kartstse yolo lk?tsi klyaussisa
    "you had eyes and ears to see and hear good and evil"

Turkish

Noun

ek (definite accusative eki, plural ekler)

  1. annex

Declension

Inflection
Nominative ek
Definite accusative eki
Singular Plural
Nominative ek ekler
Definite accusative eki ekleri
Dative eke eklere
Locative ekte eklerde
Ablative ekten eklerden
Genitive ekin eklerin
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular ekim eklerim
2nd singular ekin eklerin
3rd singular eki ekleri
1st plural ekimiz eklerimiz
2nd plural ekiniz ekleriniz
3rd plural ekleri ekleri
Predicative forms
Singular Plural
1st singular ekim eklerim
2nd singular eksin eklersin
3rd singular ek
ektir
ekler
eklerdir
1st plural ekiz ekleriz
2nd plural eksiniz eklersiniz
3rd plural ekler eklerdir

Hyponyms

Verb

ek

  1. second-person singular imperative of ekmek

Volapük

Pronoun

ek

  1. someone; anyone

Declension


West Frisian

Etymology

From Old Frisian ?k, from Proto-Germanic *auk.

Adverb

ek

  1. also, too

Further reading

  • "ek", in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

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