Last modified on 21 May 2014, at 13:29

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse auka, from Proto-Germanic *aukaną. Akin to English eke, Danish øge, Gothic 𐌰𐌿𐌺𐌰𐌽 (aukan), Latin augeō

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

auka (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative jók, third-person plural past indicative juku, supine aukið)

  1. (transitive, governs the accusative) to increase, to augment

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse auka.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

auka (present tense aukar, past tense auka, past participle auka, passive infinitve aukast, present participle aukande, imperative auka/auk)

  1. (transitive) increase
    Det ville verta streik om ikkje leiinga ikkje auka løna.
    There would be a strike if the leadership did not increase the salary.
  2. (intransitive) increase
    Underskotet til verksemda hadde auka dei siste åra.
    The deficit of the company had increased in the most recent years.

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