See also: tak, taak, täkk, and так

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Danish tak, from Old Norse þǫkk (whence inherited Faroese tøkk), from Proto-Germanic *þankō, *þankaz.

NounEdit

takk f (genitive singular takkar, plural takkir)

  1. thank

DeclensionEdit

Declension of takk
f2 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative takk takkin takkir takkirnar
accusative takk takkina takkir takkirnar
dative takk takkini takkum takkunum
genitive takkar takkarinnar takka takkanna

InterjectionEdit

takk

  1. thank you, thanks

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Danish tak, from Old Norse þǫkk (whence inherited Icelandic þökk), from Proto-Germanic *þankō, *þankaz. Cognates include Faroese and Norwegian takk, Danish tak, Swedish tack, English thank, West Frisian tank, Dutch dank and German Dank.

InterjectionEdit

takk

  1. thank you, thanks
  2. please: used to make a polite request.
    Einn kaffibolla, takk.
    One cup of coffee, please.
    Já, takk.
    Yes, please.

Usage notesEdit

  • The interjection takk (borrowed from Danish) is a cognate of þökk (a thank, thanks), itself inhereted directly from Old Norse.
  • The term þökk is used as a noun, and rarely as an interjection by itself. The derived term þökk fyrir can be used as an interjection.

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse þǫkk, from Proto-Germanic *þankō, *þankaz. Equivalent cognates: Danish tak, Faroese tøkk, Icelandic þökk, Swedish tack.

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /tak/, [tɑk]

InterjectionEdit

takk

  1. thank you, thanks
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

takk

  1. imperative of takke

Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse þǫkk

InterjectionEdit

takk

  1. thank you, thanks

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