See also: okkē

Norwegian Nynorsk edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Old Norse okkr, accusative and dative of the first-person dual pronoun vit.

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Pronoun edit

okke

  1. (dialectal) objective case of me: us
    • 1947, Engvald Bakkan, Krossen er din, Oslo: Gyldendal, page 122:
      Så me fær samla okke noke te i morgo.
      So we'll have to gather us something for tomorrow.
Usage notes edit
  • This word is considered dialectal. Standard Norwegian Nynorsk uses the possessive determiner oss instead. Most dialects use that, or at least some other variant thereof.
  • Dialects which use this as their first-person objective case personal pronoun, usually also have okka (or a variant thereof), as the respective possessive determiner or pronoun.

Etymology 2 edit

H-dropping of hokke. From Old Norse hvatki. Compare with korkje.

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Determiner edit

okke

  1. (dialectal) neuter singular of okken (which)

Conjunction edit

okke

  1. (dialectal) neither
    • 1912, Adolf Skramstad, Sambygdinger, Kristiania: Norli, page 32:
      før hæin estimerde itte okke folk hell fæ hæin Søren da
      cuz Søren didn't regard neither man nor beast

Etymology 3 edit

Onomatopoeic, if not from the interjection okk.

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Verb edit

okke (present tense okkar, past tense okka, past participle okka, passive infinitive okkast, present participle okkande, imperative okke/okk)

  1. (reflexive) to complain, to gruntle, to whine
    Synonym: akke

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