bakke

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Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse bakki (bank).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bakə/, [ˈb̥ɑɡ̊ə]

Noun[edit]

bakke c (singular definite bakken, plural indefinite bakker)

  1. hill, rise, slope
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Low German bak, back or Middle Dutch bak, from Medieval Latin bacca (basin, bowl)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bakə/, [ˈb̥ɑɡ̊ə]

Noun[edit]

bakke c (singular definite bakken, plural indefinite bakker)

  1. tray, salver
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From German Backe.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bakə/, [ˈb̥ɑɡ̊ə]

Noun[edit]

bakke c (singular definite bakken, plural indefinite bakker)

  1. jaw (of a tool)
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

From English back

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bakə/, [ˈb̥ɑɡ̊ə]

Verb[edit]

bakke (imperative bak, infinitive at bakke, present tense bakker, past tense bakkede, past participle har bakket)

  1. back

Dutch[edit]

Verb[edit]

bakke

  1. singular present subjunctive of bakken

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably a corruption of Old Swedish nattbakka, likely related to Old English nihtwacu (night watch), replacing Old English hrēremūs, perhaps later rhymed with rat or cat, two animals with with good night vision.

Noun[edit]

bakke

  1. bat (flying mammal)

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