rekka

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Swedish räcke, räck. Originally an Ostrobothnian word referring to a platform placed on a sleigh to transport logs.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈrekːɑ/, [ˈre̞kːɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ekːɑ
  • Syllabification(key): rek‧ka

Noun[edit]

rekka

  1. (slang) A semi-trailer
  2. (slang) A semi (US), artic (UK)
  3. (colloquial) Any truck/tractor and trailer/semi-trailer combination
  4. (colloquial) A truck
  5. A horse-drawn sleigh especially designed for dragging tree trunks from forest.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of rekka (Kotus type 9*A/kala, kk-k gradation)
nominative rekka rekat
genitive rekan rekkojen
partitive rekkaa rekkoja
illative rekkaan rekkoihin
singular plural
nominative rekka rekat
accusative nom. rekka rekat
gen. rekan
genitive rekan rekkojen
rekkainrare
partitive rekkaa rekkoja
inessive rekassa rekoissa
elative rekasta rekoista
illative rekkaan rekkoihin
adessive rekalla rekoilla
ablative rekalta rekoilta
allative rekalle rekoille
essive rekkana rekkoina
translative rekaksi rekoiksi
instructive rekoin
abessive rekatta rekoitta
comitative rekkoineen
Possessive forms of rekka (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person rekkani rekkamme
2nd person rekkasi rekkanne
3rd person rekkansa

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

rekka

  1. Rōmaji transcription of れっか

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

rekka m or f

  1. definite feminine singular of rekke

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

rekka f

  1. definite singular of rekke

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse hrøkkva.

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Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

rekka (present tense rekk, past tense rakk, past participle rokke, present participle rekkande, imperative rekk)

  1. to reach
    Eg rekk ikkje opp til den øvste hylla.
    I cannot reach the top shelf.
  2. to catch (e.g. a train), to manage to do something in time
    Eg rakk bussen så vidt.
    I barely caught the bus.
    Han rakk å bli ferdig før ho kom heim.
    He managed to finish before she got home.

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