ryge

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse rjúka, from Proto-Germanic *reukaną. See also the related røg.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ryːɡə/, [ˈʁyːjə], [ˈʁyːə]

Verb[edit]

ryge (imperative ryg, infinitive at ryge, present tense ryger, past tense røg, past participle har røget)

  1. smoke (to inhale and exhale tobacco smoke, to do so regularly or habitually, to give off smoke)

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *rugiz, whence also Old Frisian rogga (West Frisian rogge), Old Saxon roggo (Low German Rogg), Dutch rogge, Old High German rocko (German Roggen, Rocken), Old Norse rugr (Danish and Norwegian rug, Swedish råg). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *urugʰya-, *wrughyo- (compare Russian рожь (rož') and Old Prussian rugis).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ryġe m

  1. rye

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: rye