rauk

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to Finnish raukka, possibly from Proto-Germanic *draugaz, whence also Old Norse draugr.

Noun[edit]

rauk (genitive rauga, partitive rauka)

  1. a very old person

Declension[edit]


Gutnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hraukr (lone high rock), from Proto-Germanic *hraukaz (pile (of stones); heap).

Noun[edit]

rauk

  1. rock, formed by abrasion, that's created by rocks eroding and thus only the core of limestone remains

Descendants[edit]


Icelandic[edit]

Verb[edit]

rauk

  1. first-person singular active past indicative of rjúka
  2. third-person singular active past indicative of rjúka

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Gutnish rauk, from Old Norse hraukr (lone high rock), from Proto-Germanic *hraukaz (pile (of stones); heap).

Noun[edit]

rauk c

  1. rock, formed by abrasion, that's created by rocks eroding and thus only the core of limestone remains

Usage notes[edit]

  • virtually only used about rocks on the island of Gotland and its surrounding islands

Declension[edit]

Declension of rauk 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative rauk rauken raukar raukarna
Genitive rauks raukens raukars raukarnas

Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *raukiz, whence also Old Norse reykr, Old Frisian rēk (West Frisian reek), Old Saxon rōk (Low German Röök), Old Dutch rouc (Dutch rook), Old High German rouh (German Rauch) and possibly Old English rēc, which might be a loanword from Old Norse rekyr.

Noun[edit]

rauk m

  1. smoke

Synonyms[edit]