nakke

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Danish nakkæ, 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

Noun[edit]

nakke c (singular definite nakken, plural indefinite nakker)

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

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Elfdalian[edit]

Noun[edit]

nakke m

  1. nape, back of the neck

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hnakki

Noun[edit]

nakke m ‎(definite singular nakken, indefinite plural nakker, definite plural nakkene)

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

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hnakki

Noun[edit]

nakke m ‎(definite singular nakken, indefinite plural nakkar, definite plural nakkane)

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

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Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hnakki, from Proto-Germanic *hnakkô.

Noun[edit]

nakke m

  1. nape, back of the neck

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