racu

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *rakō, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃reǵ- (to straighten, direct, make right). Akin to Old High German rahha (affair, cause, reason, account).

Noun[edit]

racu f

  1. explanation
  2. narrative
  3. argument, reasoning; reason
  4. rhetoric
  5. comedy
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *rakō (rake), from Proto-Germanic *rak- (to gather, heap up), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃reǵ- (to straighten, direct, make right). Akin to Old High German rehho (rake) (German Rechen (rake)), Old Norse reka (shovel, spade), Gothic 𐍂𐌹𐌺𐌰𐌽 (rikan, to collect, heap up).

Noun[edit]

racu f

  1. rake
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  • Middle English: rake