ryge

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse rjúka, from Proto-Germanic *reukaną, cognate with Swedish ryka, English reek, German riechen.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ryːə/, [ˈʁyːy]

Verb[edit]

ryge (past tense røg, past participle røget)

  1. (intransitive) to smoke (to give off smoke)
  2. (transitive) to smoke (to inhale and exhale tobacco smoke, to do so regularly or habitually)
  3. (transitive) to smoke (to preserve food with smoke)
    Synonym: røge
  4. (intransitive) to go, fall (quickly or suddenly)

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *rugi, from Proto-Germanic *rugiz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *wrugʰyo- (compare Russian рожь (rožʹ) and Old Prussian rugis).

See also Old Frisian rogga (West Frisian rogge), Old Saxon roggo (Low German Rogg), Dutch rogge, Old High German rocko (German Roggen, Rocken), Old Norse rugr (Danish rug, Swedish råg).

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Noun[edit]

ryġe m

  1. rye

Derived terms[edit]

  • ruġern (rye-harvest; the name of a month)

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: rye