reka

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See also: Réka, rekă, rěka, řeka, ręka, ręką, and Řeka

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse vreka (the v had disappeared already in later Old West Norse).

Verb[edit]

reka (third person singular past indicative rak, third person plural past indicative róku, supine rikið)

  1. to drive, to drift

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Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse vreka (the v had disappeared already in later Old West Norse), from Proto-Germanic *wrekaną.

Verb[edit]

reka (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative rak, third-person plural past indicative ráku, supine rekið)

  1. to drive (forward or away)
  2. to run (a farm, business, etc.)
  3. coerce, drive (someone to do something)
  4. to hammer, hit (iron)
  5. (impersonal) to cause to drift
    Bátinn (acc.) rak út á haf.
    The boat drifted out to sea.
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Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse reka.

Noun[edit]

reka f (genitive singular reku, nominative plural rekur)

  1. shovel
Declension[edit]
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Maori[edit]

Adjective[edit]

reka

  1. nice

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

reka f

  1. definite feminine singular of reke

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

reka f

  1. definite singular of reke

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *rekǭ, *rakō (rake), whence also Old Saxon reka, Old High German recho. Also related to Old English raca, racu.

Noun[edit]

reka f

  1. shovel
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From earlier vreka, from Proto-Germanic *wrekaną.

Verb[edit]

reka

  1. to drive
Descendants[edit]

See vreka.

References[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *rěka, from Proto-Indo-European *(H)rey- (to flow).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /rěːka/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: re‧ka

Noun[edit]

réka f (Cyrillic spelling ре́ка)

  1. a river

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Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *rěka.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rẹ́ka f

  1. (geography) river

Inflection[edit]

Feminine, a-stem
nom. sing. réka
gen. sing. réke
singular dual plural
nominative réka réki réke
accusative réko réki réke
genitive réke rék rék
dative réki rékama rékam
locative réki rékah rékah
instrumental réko rékama rékami

Sotho[edit]

Verb[edit]

reka

  1. to buy

Tswana[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

go rêka (perfect rekile)

  1. to buy

Westrobothnian[edit]

Verb[edit]

reka (preterite & supine reka)

  1. rock, shake, twist, waver like something which is loose in the joints

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