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Origin of hark

1175–1225; Middle English herken, earlier herkien,Old English *heorcian; cognate with Old Frisian herkia, harkia; akin to Middle Dutch harken,Middle High German, German horchen.See hearken, hear

OTHER WORDS FROM hark

un·harked, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hark

hark
/ (hɑːk) /

verb

(intr; usually imperative) to listen; pay attention

Word Origin for hark

Old English heorcnian to hearken; related to Old Frisian herkia, Old High German hōrechen; see hear
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