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Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *rakō, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃reǵ- (to straighten, direct, make right). Akin to Old High German rahha (affair, cause, reason, account).

NounEdit

racu f

  1. exposition, explanation, observation, account, narrative
  2. argument, reasoning; reason
  3. rhetoric
  4. comedy
  5. (personified) Reason
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Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Germanic *rakō (rake), from Proto-Germanic *rak- (to gather, heap up), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃reǵ- (to straighten, direct, make right). Akin to Old High German rehho (rake) (German Rechen (rake)), Old Norse reka (shovel, spade), Gothic 𐍂𐌹𐌺𐌰𐌽 (rikan, to collect, heap up).

NounEdit

racu f

  1. rake
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  • Middle English: rake