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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse rjúka, from Proto-Germanic *reukaną. See also the related røg.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ryːɡə/, [ˈʁyːjə], [ˈʁyːə]

VerbEdit

ryge (imperative ryg, infinitive at ryge, present tense ryger, past tense røg, perfect tense har røget)

  1. to smoke (to inhale and exhale tobacco smoke, to do so regularly or habitually, to give off smoke)

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *rugiz, whence also Old Frisian rogga (West Frisian rogge), Old Saxon roggo (Low German Rogg), Dutch rogge, Old High German rocko (German Roggen, Rocken), Old Norse rugr (Danish and Norwegian rug, Swedish råg). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *wrugʰyo- (compare Russian рожь (rožʹ) and Old Prussian rugis).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ryġe m

  1. rye

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: rye