See also: Bakke

DanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse bakki (bank).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bakke c (singular definite bakken, plural indefinite bakker)

  1. hill, rise, slope
InflectionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Low German bak, back or Middle Dutch bak, from Medieval Latin bacca (basin, bowl)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bakə/, [ˈb̥ɑɡ̊ə]

NounEdit

bakke c (singular definite bakken, plural indefinite bakker)

  1. tray, salver
InflectionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From German Backe.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bakə/, [ˈb̥ɑɡ̊ə]

NounEdit

bakke c (singular definite bakken, plural indefinite bakker)

  1. jaw (of a tool)
InflectionEdit

Etymology 4Edit

From English back

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bakə/, [ˈb̥ɑɡ̊ə]

VerbEdit

bakke (imperative bak, infinitive at bakke, present tense bakker, past tense bakkede, perfect tense har bakket)

  1. to back

DutchEdit

VerbEdit

bakke

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of bakken

AnagramsEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Probably a corruption of Old Swedish nattbakka, likely related to Old English nihtwacu (night watch), from niht + wacu, replacing Old English hrēremūs (see reremouse), perhaps later rhymed with rat or cat, two other animals with good night vision.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bakke (plural bakkes)

  1. bat (flying mammal)
DescendantsEdit
  • English: bat
  • Scots: bat
See alsoEdit
  • English: wake, watch
  • German: Wache (watch)
  • Old High German: wahta (watch, vigil)
  • Old Norse: vaka (watch, vigil)
ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old English bæc.

NounEdit

bakke

  1. Alternative form of bak

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse bakki

NounEdit

bakke m (definite singular bakken, indefinite plural bakker, definite plural bakkene)

  1. a hill or slope
  2. the ground (surface of the earth)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From English back

VerbEdit

bakke (imperative bakk, present tense bakker, passive bakkes, simple past and past participle bakka or bakket, present participle bakkende)

  1. to back (reverse, support)

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse bakki. Akin to English bank

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bakke m (definite singular bakken, indefinite plural bakkar, definite plural bakkane)

  1. a hill or slope
    Vegen går opp ein bratt bakke.
    The road leads up a steep hill.
  2. the ground (surface of the earth)
    Eg likar ikkje å flyga, eg likar meg best på bakken.
    I don't like to fly, I feel most comfortable on the ground.

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


West FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian baka, from Proto-West Germanic *bakan, from Proto-Germanic *bakaną.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

bakke

  1. to bake

InflectionEdit

Weak class 1
infinitive bakke
3rd singular past bakte
past participle bakt
infinitive bakke
long infinitive bakken
gerund bakken n
indicative present tense past tense
1st singular bak bakte
2nd singular bakst baktest
3rd singular bakt bakte
plural bakke bakten
imperative bak
participles bakkend bakt

Further readingEdit

  • bakke”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011