lukke

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Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lɔkə/, [ˈlɔɡ̊ə]

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
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse lykja, lúka, from Proto-Germanic *lukją, *lūkaną (to close, shut).

Verb[edit]

lukke (imperative luk, infinitive at lukke, present tense lukker, past tense lukkede, perfect tense er/har lukket)

  1. close
  2. shut
  3. shut down
  4. (stop a flow of liquid or gas by rotating a valve or tap): turn off (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.

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

Derived terms[edit]

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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/lukke)

  1. to close
  2. to shut

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