lukke

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Danish[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From the verb lukke (to close).

Noun[edit]

lukke n (singular definite lukket, plural indefinite lukker)

  1. (rare) fastening, lock
  2. (rare) cover
  3. (linguistics) closure, flap, tap, a momentary closure of the oral cavity
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Danish lykkiæ, lykkæ (preterit luktæ), from Old Norse lykja (preterit lukta), from Proto-Germanic *lukjaną (to close, shut). The modern Danish form has the vowel of the preterit and the participle. There may also be a contamination with the related strong verb Old Danish lukæ, lughæ (preterit løk), from Old Norse lúka (preterit lauk), from Proto-Germanic *lūkaną (to close, shut) (preterit *lauk).

Verb[edit]

lukke (past tense lukkede, past participle lukket)

  1. to close
  2. to shut
  3. to shut down
  4. to turn off (to stop a flow of liquid or gas by rotating a valve or tap, typically used with preposition for)
    De truer med at lukke for gassen.
    They are threatening to turn off the gas.
    Husk at lukke for vandhanen efter brug.
    Remember to turn off the water tap after use.
  5. (reflexive) to shut oneself

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

lukke

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of lukken

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse lykja and Danish lukke

Verb[edit]

lukke (imperative lukk, present tense lukker, passive lukkes, simple past and past participle lukka or lukket)

  1. to close
  2. to shut

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse lykja and Danish lukke

Verb[edit]

lukke (present tense lukkar, past tense lukka, past participle lukka, passive infinitive lukkast, present participle lukkande, imperative lukk)

  1. to close
  2. to shut

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