takk

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See also: tak, taak, täkk, and так

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Danish tak, from Old Norse þǫkk (whence inherited Faroese tøkk), from Proto-Germanic *þankō, *þankaz.

Noun[edit]

takk f (genitive singular takkar, plural takkir)

  1. thank

Declension[edit]

Declension of takk
f2 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative takk takkin takkir takkirnar
accusative takk takkina takkir takkirnar
dative takk takkini takkum takkunum
genitive takkar takkarinnar takka takkanna

Interjection[edit]

takk

  1. thank you, thanks

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Danish tak, from Old Norse þǫkk (whence inherited Icelandic þökk), from Proto-Germanic *þankō, *þankaz. Cognates include Faroese and Norwegian takk, Danish tak, Swedish tack, English thank, West Frisian tank, Dutch dank and German Dank.

Interjection[edit]

takk

  1. thank you, thanks
  2. please: used to make a polite request.
    Einn kaffibolla, takk.
    One cup of coffee, please.
    Já, takk.
    Yes, please.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The interjection takk (borrowed from Danish) is a cognate of þökk (a thank, thanks), itself inhereted directly from Old Norse.
  • The term þökk is used as a noun, and rarely as an interjection by itself. The derived term þökk fyrir can be used as an interjection.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse þǫkk, from Proto-Germanic *þankō, *þankaz. Equivalent cognates: Danish tak, Faroese tøkk, Icelandic þökk, Swedish tack.

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /tak/, [tɑk]

Interjection[edit]

takk

  1. thank you, thanks
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

takk

  1. imperative of takke

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þǫkk

Interjection[edit]

takk

  1. thank you, thanks

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