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- n. The old and regular spelling of acre
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The old and regular spelling of acre.
- n. Older form of acker.
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All the islanders are more or less in the habit of anointing themselves; the women preferring the 'aker' to 'papa', and the men using the oil of the cocoanut.
All the islanders are more or less in the habit of anointing themselves; the women preferring the "aker" or "papa," and the men using the oil of the cocoa-nut.
However, Whit-aker's history stretches back 41 years.
The San Francisco filmm aker, visual artist, sculptor and music-video pioneer 1933-2008 made only a couple dozen short, experimental films in his 74 years.
That might explain the Horns of Consecration motif in Knossos, pictured below, which start to look a lot like twin peaks much like the undoubtedly related Egyptian aker symbolism also pictured below.
Mai hole gardin incloodin teh bit teh howse iz awn iz wun twelf uv an aker……
On the Lemnos Stele, an as-yet undeciphered phrase is inscribed: aker tavarśiu vanalasial śerunai murinail.
If we piece this all together we get the following rough but promising partial translation of this Lemnian phrase: "an [aker] of Venel's [tavarśiu] (that is) before (the) [śeruna murina]."
From there, *Kʰaputar 'The Summits'? would become the word for the entire Minoan region, perhaps in connection to the Horns of Consecration, a very sacred and prominent symbol undoubtedly related to the Egyptian aker symbol representing the sun both emerging from and setting into the two horizons.
Karl B. DeB.aker/Associated Press Carolina Hurricanes 'Chad LaRose (59) shot the puck past New York Islanders goalie Peter Mannino (1) during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C.,
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