ersatz_read (ersatz_read) wrote in 1word1day,

Monday words: kiaugh and cark

A twofer today...I missed Monday before last.

kiaugh (kyä),
noun:  Trouble, anxiety.

Etymology:  Late 1700s, supposedly from Scottish Gaelic cabhag, haste or hurry.

cark (kärk)
verb:  to burden with trouble; to cause distress
or worry
noun:  a worry, a trouble

Etymology:  mid 1500s, from Norman French carquier, to burden or load
Tags: c, french, k, noun, scottish gaelic, verb, wordsmith: ersatz_read

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