orka

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See also: orką

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: or‧ka

Noun[edit]

orka m ‎(plural orka's, diminutive orkaatje n)

  1. killer whale

Faroese[edit]

Noun[edit]

orka f (genitive singular orku)

  1. strength, power

Declension[edit]

Declension of orka (singular only)
f1s singular
indefinite definite
nominative orka orkan
accusative orku orkuna
dative orku orkuni
genitive orku orkunnar

Verb[edit]

orka ‎(third person singular past indicative orkaði, third person plural past indicative orkað, supine orkað)

  1. to be able to

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Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

orka f ‎(genitive singular orku, no plural)

  1. strength, power
  2. energy

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Verb[edit]

orka ‎(third-person singular past indicative orkaði)

  1. affect, influence (with dative, except when used with the preposition á, when it is with accusative: orka á einnhvern, influence sby, affect sby)
    eitthvað orkar tvímælis something is doubtful (with genitive)[1]

Noun[edit]

orka

  1. indefinite accusative singular of orki
  2. indefinite dative singular of orki
  3. indefinite genitive singular of orki
  4. indefinite accusative plural of orki
  5. indefinite genitive plural of orki

References[edit]

  1. ^ The verb orka in Icelandic Online Dictionary

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:

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orka (#1)

Noun[edit]

orka f

  1. killer whale
  2. ploughing; tilling

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse orka, from Proto-Germanic *wurkijaną (English work), from Proto-Indo-European *wṛǵ-·

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

orka ‎(present orkar, preterite orkade, supine orkat, imperative orka)

  1. to have strength, will or stamina enough
  2. (colloquial) to be able to, be bothered to
    Jag orkar inte bry mig om det idag.
    I can't be bothered to care about that today.

Interjection[edit]

orka

  1. (colloquial) to not have enough strength, will or stamina; to not be bothered to
    -Kan du inte ta ut soporna nu?
    Could you please take out the trash now?
    -Orka!
    I can't be bothered to!

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Usage notes[edit]

In modern colloquial language, particularly among younger speakers, the verb is often used as a statement of unwillingness or animosity according to the formula orka + <action> similar to how "as if" is used in US English. Example: Orka städa hela huset, "as if I'd clean the whole house". It can also be reduced to just orka as a shorthand response to indicate disinclination to something.

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