ik

See also: IK, -ik, ik', and ik-

English

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Angguruk Yali

Noun

ik

  1. water

References


Cakchiquel

Noun

ik

  1. sun
  2. chili

Danish

Adverb

ik


Dutch

Alternative forms

Etymology

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]

Pronunciation

Pronoun

ik

  1. First-person singular, subjective: I.

Inflection


References

  1. ^ Kluge, Friedrich (1989), Elmar Seebold, editor, Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache [Etymological dictionary of the German language] (in German), 22nd edition, →ISBN

German Low German

Alternative forms

  • 'k, 'ck (enclitic)
  • ick
  • (Eastphalia, Lippe, County of Mark, Ruhr area) ek, eck
  • (Low Prussian) öck, eck

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

Pronoun

ik

  1. (most northern and western 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.)
    • 2012, Wilma Schlüter, Ik küer Platt: de Johrestieten int Münsterland →ISBN

Related terms

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

See also


Gothic

Romanization

ik


Latvian

Adverb

ik

  1. every

Marshallese

Noun

ik

  1. (deprecated use of |lang= parameter) Alternative spelling of ek

Middle English

Etymology

From Old English ic (I, personal pronoun).

Pronoun

ik

  1. (chiefly Northern dialectal)
    • circa 1300, Homilies:
      Forthi wil I of my pouert, Schau sum thing that ik haf in hert, [...]
    • circa 1300, Cursor Mundi:
      Her ik haf a litil spend, In word eftir þat ik entend, [...]
    • circa 1390, Chaucer:
      But ik am oold me list not pleye for age.

Descendants


Middle Low German

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Old Saxon ik, from Proto-Germanic *ik.

Pronunciation

Pronoun

ik

  1. I (first person singular nominative)

Declension


North Frisian

Pronunciation

Pronoun

ik

  1. I

Old Dutch

Etymology

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).

Pronoun

ik

  1. I

Descendants

  • Middle Dutch: ic

Old Frisian

Etymology

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).

Pronoun

ik

  1. I

Declension

Descendants

  • Saterland Frisian: iek
  • West Frisian: ik

Old Saxon

Alternative forms

Etymology

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).

Pronunciation

Pronoun

ik

  1. I

Declension

Descendants

  • German Low German: ik

Pass Valley Yali

Noun

ik

  1. water

References


Pwaamei

Noun

ik

  1. louse

References

  • Jim Hollyman, K. J. Hollyman, Études sur les langues du Nord de la Nouvelle-Calédonie (1999), page 52

Scots

Etymology

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

Pronoun

ik

  1. (rare) I. Now mostly used to be emphatical.
    Wha did that? Ik!(please add an English translation of this usage example)
    • circa 1375, John Barbour, The Bruce:
      For Ik am he, I say the soithly, [...]

West Frisian

Etymology

From Old Frisian ik, from Proto-Germanic *ek, *ik, from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂. Compare North Frisian ick, Dutch ik, German Low German ik, German ich, English I, Danish jeg.

Pronoun

ik

  1. I