skaka

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse skaka (to shake), from Proto-Germanic *skakaną, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kek- (to shake, stir). Compare Norwegian skake, Swedish skaka, Danish skage, Low German schaken, English shake.

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skaka (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative skók, third-person plural past indicative skóku, supine skekið)

  1. (transitive, with accusative) to shake

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse skaka. Akin to English shake.

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Verb[edit]

skaka (present tense skakar or skjek, past tense skaka or skok, past participle skaka or skjeke, present participle skakande, imperative skak)

  1. to shake
    • 1861, Aasmund Olavsson Vinje, "Ferdaminni fraa Sumaren 1860":
      [] og so naar Krøningi var fullførd baadi til Kongen og Dronningi høyra Kanonurne skaka Kyrkja [] .
      [] and then, when the coronation of both the King and Queen was finished, to hear the cannon shake the church []
  2. to frighten, upset

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *skakaną.

Verb[edit]

skaka (singular past indicative skók, plural past indicative skóku, past participle skekit)

  1. to shake

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  • skaka in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse skaka, from Proto-Germanic *skakaną.

Verb[edit]

skaka

  1. to shake
  2. to swing

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish skaka, from Old Norse skaka (to shake), from Proto-Germanic *skakaną, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kek- (to shake, stir). Cognate with Norwegian skake, Danish skage, Icelandic skaka, Low German schaken and English shake.

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Verb[edit]

skaka (present skakar, preterite skakade, supine skakat, imperative skaka)

  1. (transitive) to shake (physically or to disturb emotionally)
  2. (intransitive) to shake, to tremble

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