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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse vreka (the v had disappeared already in later Old West Norse).

VerbEdit

reka (third person singular past indicative rak, third person plural past indicative róku, supine rikið)

  1. to drive, to drift

ConjugationEdit


IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse vreka (the v had disappeared already in later Old West Norse), from Proto-Germanic *wrekaną.

VerbEdit

reka (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative rak, third-person plural past indicative ráku, supine rekið)

  1. to drive (forward or away)
  2. to run (a farm, business, etc.)
  3. coerce, drive (someone to do something)
  4. to hammer, hit (iron)
  5. (impersonal) to cause to drift
    Bátinn (acc.) rak út á haf.
    The boat drifted out to sea.
ConjugationEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse reka.

NounEdit

reka f (genitive singular reku, nominative plural rekur)

  1. shovel
DeclensionEdit
SynonymsEdit

MaoriEdit

AdjectiveEdit

reka

  1. nice

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

reka f

  1. definite feminine singular of reke

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

reka f

  1. definite singular of reke

Old NorseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *rekǭ, *rakō (rake), whence also Old Saxon reka, Old High German recho. Also related to Old English raca, racu.

NounEdit

reka f

  1. shovel
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From earlier vreka, from Proto-Germanic *wrekaną.

VerbEdit

reka

  1. to drive
DescendantsEdit

See vreka.

ReferencesEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *rěka, from Proto-Indo-European *(H)rey- (to flow).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /rěːka/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: re‧ka

NounEdit

réka f (Cyrillic spelling ре́ка)

  1. a river

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


SloveneEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *rěka.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rẹ́ka f

  1. (geography) river

InflectionEdit

Feminine, a-stem
nom. sing. réka
gen. sing. réke
singular dual plural
nominative réka réki réke
accusative réko réki réke
genitive réke rék rék
dative réki rékama rékam
locative réki rékah rékah
instrumental réko rékama rékami

SothoEdit

VerbEdit

reka

  1. to buy

TswanaEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

go rêka (perfect rekile)

  1. to buy

WestrobothnianEdit

VerbEdit

reka (preterite & supine reka)

  1. rock, shake, twist, waver like something which is loose in the joints

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