kruka

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Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkru.ka/
  • Rhymes: -uka
  • Syllabification: kru‧ka

Noun[edit]

kruka m anim

  1. genitive/accusative singular of kruk

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Middle Low German krūke, from Old Saxon krūka, from Proto-Germanic *krogu (pot, pitcher), of uncertain origin. Possibly from a Proto-Indo-European root shared with Old Armenian կարաս (karas, pitcher, large jar), Ancient Greek κρωσσός (krōssós, pitcher), Irish crog (earthen vessel), but the phonetics are problematic. Also compare Old Irish croiccenn (skin).[1][2]

Compare German Kruke, Danish krukke and Icelandic krukka.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kruka c

  1. a pot (clay vessel, especially one for flowers)
  2. (colloquial) a coward

Declension[edit]

Declension of kruka 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kruka krukan krukor krukorna
Genitive krukas krukans krukors krukornas

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2022), “crock”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.
  2. ^ MacBain, Alexander; Mackay, Eneas (1911), “kruka”, in An Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language, Stirling, →ISBN, page crog

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