auka

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse auka, from Proto-Germanic *aukaną. Akin to English eke, Danish øge, Gothic 𐌰𐌿𐌺𐌰𐌽 (aukan), Latin augeō

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

auka (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative jók, third-person plural past indicative juku, supine aukið)

  1. (transitive, governs the accusative) to increase, to augment

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse auka, from Proto-Germanic *aukaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

auka (present tense aukar, past tense auka, past participle auka, passive infinitve aukast, present participle aukande, imperative auka/auk)

  1. (transitive) increase
    Det ville verta streik om ikkje leiinga ikkje auka løna.
    There would be a strike if the leadership did not increase the salary.
  2. (intransitive) increase
    Underskotet til verksemda hadde auka dei siste åra.
    The deficit of the company had increased in the most recent years.

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