nacke

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish nakke, from Old Norse hnakki, from Proto-Germanic *hnakkô, from Proto-Indo-European *knog-, *kneg- ‎(back of the head, nape, neck), from Proto-Indo-European *ken- ‎(to press, pinch, buckle, kink). Cognate with English neck

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nacke c

  1. (anatomy) nape; the back of the neck
  2. (anatomy) the back of the head

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Inflection of nacke 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative nacke nacken nackar nackarna
Genitive nackes nackens nackars nackarnas

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