Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch ruggi, from Proto-Germanic *hrugjaz.

NounEdit

rugge m

  1. back

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Alternative formsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Dutch: rug
    • Afrikaans: rug
  • Limburgish: rögk
  • West Flemish: rik, rugge

Further readingEdit

  • rucghe”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000

Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929), “rugge (I)”, in Middelniederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN, page I


Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse rugga

VerbEdit

rugge (imperative rugg, present tense rugger, passive rugges, simple past and past participle rugga or rugget, present participle ruggende)

  1. to move, (cause something to) budge
  2. to rock (move to and fro)

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse rugga

VerbEdit

rugge (present tense ruggar, past tense rugga, past participle rugga, passive infinitive ruggast, present participle ruggande, imperative rugg/rugge)

  1. to move, (cause something to) budge
  2. to rock (move to and fro)

Alternative formsEdit

ReferencesEdit