rekke

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Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

rekke

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of rekken

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the verb rekke, from Old Norse rekja

Noun[edit]

rekke f, m (definite singular rekka or rekken, indefinite plural rekker, definite plural rekkene)

  1. a row or line
    en lang rekke av - a long list of, a long line of
  2. a series
  3. number
    en rekke år - a number of years
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse hrøkkva

Verb[edit]

rekke (imperative rekk, present tense rekker, passive rekkes, simple past rakk, past participle rukket, present participle rekkende)

  1. to reach, extend
  2. to catch (train, bus)
    • Når vi løper for å rekke bussen, bruker vi de samme musklene og de samme senene som når vi løper for å konkurrere på en 60-meter.
      When we run to catch the bus, we use the same muscles and tendons as when we run competing in a 60-metre race.

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Norse rekja

Verb[edit]

rekke (imperative rekk, present tense rekker, passive rekkes, simple past rakte, past participle rakt, present participle rekkende)

  1. to extend, give, hold out (e.g. hand)
  2. to stretch, reach (e.g. a shelf), stick out (one's tongue)
  3. to give, hand (something to someone)
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Etymology 4[edit]

From Old Norse rekja

Verb[edit]

rekke (imperative rekk, present tense rekker, passive rekkes, simple past rekket or rekkte or rekte, past participle rekket or rekkt or rekt, present participle rekkende)

  1. to loosen, unravel

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the verb rekke, from Old Norse rekja

Noun[edit]

rekke f (definite singular rekka, indefinite plural rekker, definite plural rekkene)

  1. alternative form of rekkje

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