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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse skaka (to shake), from Proto-Germanic *skakaną, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kek- (to shake, stir). Compare Norwegian skake, Swedish skaka, Danish skage, Low German schaken, English shake.

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VerbEdit

skaka (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative skók, third-person plural past indicative skóku, supine skekið)

  1. (transitive, with accusative) to shake

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse skaka. Akin to English shake.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

skaka (present tense skakar or skjek, past tense skaka or skok, past participle skaka or skjeke, present participle skakande, imperative skak)

  1. to shake
    • 1861, Aasmund Olavsson Vinje, "Ferdaminni fraa Sumaren 1860":
      [] og so naar Krøningi var fullførd baadi til Kongen og Dronningi høyra Kanonurne skaka Kyrkja [] .
      [] and then, when the coronation of both the King and Queen was finished, to hear the cannon shake the church []
  2. to frighten, upset

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Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *skakaną.

VerbEdit

skaka (singular past indicative skók, plural past indicative skóku, past participle skekit)

  1. to shake

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • skaka in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Old SwedishEdit

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish skaka, from Old Norse skaka (to shake), from Proto-Germanic *skakaną, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kek- (to shake, stir). Cognate with Norwegian skake, Danish skage, Icelandic skaka, Low German schaken and English shake.

PronunciationEdit

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VerbEdit

skaka (present skakar, preterite skakade, supine skakat, imperative skaka)

  1. (transitive) to shake (physically or to disturb emotionally)
  2. (intransitive) to shake, to tremble

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