orka

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: or‧ka

Noun[edit]

orka m (plural orka's, diminutive orkaatje n)

  1. killer whale

Faroese[edit]

Noun[edit]

orka f (genitive singular orku)

  1. strength, power

Declension[edit]

f1s Singular
Indefinite Definite
Nominative orka orkan
Accusative orku orkuna
Dative orku orkuni
Genitive orku orkunnar

Verb[edit]

at orka (third person singular past indicative orkaði, supine orkað)

  1. to be able to

Conjugation[edit]


Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

orka f

  1. strength, power
  2. energy[1]

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Verb[edit]

orka (third-person singular past indicative orkaði, supine orkað)

  1. affect, influence (with dative, except when used with the preposition á, when it is with accusative: orka á einnhvern, influence sby, affect sby)
    eitthvað orkar tvímælis something is doubtful (with genitive)[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The noun orka in Icelandic Online Dictionary
  2. ^ The verb orka in Icelandic Online Dictionary

Polish[edit]

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orka

Noun[edit]

orka f

  1. killer whale

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic, related to English work, German werken etc.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

orka (present orkar, preterite orkade, supine orkat, imperative orka)

  1. to have strength, power or stamina enough
  2. (colloquial) to be able to be bothered to
    Jag orkar inte bry mig om det idag.
    I can't be bothered to care about that today.

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Usage notes[edit]

  • The second sense is often (by the ironic generation X) used in a quite ironic manner: Orka städa hela huset! = As if I could be bothered to clean the whole house!