ElfdalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse støkkva, stynka, stinkva, from Proto-Germanic *stinkwaną. Cognate with Swedish stinka.

VerbEdit

stikka

  1. to stink

InflectionEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the past tense of the verb stinga.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

stikka (present tense stikk, past tense stakk, supine stukke, past participle stukken, present participle stikkande, imperative stikk)

  1. to sting
    Vepsar kan stikka når dei blir forstyrra.
    Wasps may sting when they are disturbed.
  2. to stab
    Ein mann har stukke ein annan med kniv.
    A man has stabbed another man with a knife.
  3. to thrust
    Eg heldt fram med å stikka spaden i jorda.
    I continued thrusting my shovel into the ground.
  4. to stick
    Ballongen sprekk når eg stikk han med denne nåla.
    The balloon will pop when I stick this pin in it.
  5. to prick
    Når du gir blod, må sjukepleiaren stikka deg armen.
    When you donate blood, the nurse has to prick your arm.
  6. to prod, poke
    Det er veldig irriterande når du stikk meg i armen med fingeren din.
    It is very annoying when you poke my arm with your finger.
  7. to protrude
    Trea stakk opp av snøen.
    The trees protruded from the snow.
  8. to go away quickly, to scarper
    Tjuvane hadde stukke av då politiet kom.
    The thieves had run away when the police arrived.

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