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Etymology 1[edit]

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råka c

  1. a rook (bird)
Declension of råka 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative råka råkan råkor råkorna
Genitive råkas råkans råkors råkornas

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Swedish raka, from Old Norse ráka.


råka (present råkar, preterite råkade, supine råkat, imperative råka)

  1. to encounter, to meet
    ...tågresande över gränser i internationell trafik, som råkar i svårigheter...
    ...cross-border train passengers who face problems...
  2. to happen to do, to accidentally do; do without purpose or intention
    Jag råkade välta vasen, men det var inte med mening!
    I happened to knock the vase over, but it wasn't my intention!
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