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
Inflection[edit]

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, perfect tense har bakket)

  1. back

Dutch[edit]

Verb[edit]

bakke

  1. (archaic) 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 other animals with good night vision.

Noun[edit]

bakke

  1. bat (flying mammal)

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse bakki

Noun[edit]

bakke m ‎(definite singular bakken, indefinite plural bakker, definite plural bakkene)

  1. a hill or slope
  2. the ground (surface of the earth)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From English back

Verb[edit]

bakke ‎(imperative bakk, present tense bakker, passive bakkes, simple past and past participle bakka or bakket, present participle bakkende)

  1. to back (reverse, support)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bakki

Noun[edit]

bakke m ‎(definite singular bakken, indefinite plural bakkar, definite plural bakkane)

  1. a hill or slope
  2. the ground (surface of the earth)

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West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Verb[edit]

bakke

  1. to bake