reka

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See also: rekă, ręka, rěka, and řeka

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

at 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]

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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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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse reka.

Noun[edit]

reka f (genitive singular reku, nominative plural rekur)

  1. shovel
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Maori[edit]

Adjective[edit]

reka

  1. nice

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *rekǭ, 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.

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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]

réka f (??? please provide the genitive!, ??? please provide the nominative plural!)

  1. (geography) river

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Tswana[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

go rêka (perfect rekile)

  1. to buy