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. to back

Dutch[edit]

Verb[edit]

bakke

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of bakken

Anagrams[edit]


Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bakke (plural bakkes)

  1. bat (flying mammal)
Descendants[edit]
See also[edit]
  • English: wake, watch
  • German: Wache (watch)
  • Old High German: wahta (watch, vigil)
  • Old Norse: vaka (watch, vigil)
References[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old English bæc.

Noun[edit]

bakke

  1. Alternative form of bak

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)

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bakki. Akin to English bank

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

  1. a hill or slope
    Vegen går opp ein bratt bakke.
    The road leads up a steep hill.
  2. the ground (surface of the earth)
    Eg likar ikkje å flyga, eg likar meg best på bakken.
    I don't like to fly, I feel most comfortable on the ground.

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian baka, from Proto-Germanic *bakaną.

Verb[edit]

bakke

  1. to bake

Inflection[edit]

Weak class 1
infinitive bakke
3rd singular past bakte
past participle bakt
infinitive bakke
long infinitive bakken
gerund bakken n
indicative present tense past tense
1st singular bak bakte
2nd singular bakst baktest
3rd singular bakt bakte
plural bakke bakten
imperative bak
participles bakkend bakt

Further reading[edit]

  • bakke”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011