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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Swedish vika, from Old Norse vika, from Proto-Germanic *wikǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *weyg- (to bend, wind, turn, yield).


vecka c

  1. a week, a period of 7 days
    Det går sju dagar på en vecka.
    There are seven days in a week.
  2. a numbered period, ranging from 1 to 52 or 53, containing seven days beginning with Monday and ending with Sunday
    Vattnet kommer tillfälligt stängas av på torsdag vecka 35 pga underhållsarbete.
    The water supply will be temporarily turned off on Thursday week 35 due to maintenance.
    Synonym: v.
    Hypernym: datum
Usage notes[edit]
  • Compounds are formed with vecko-, an archaic genitive.
Declension of vecka 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative vecka veckan veckor veckorna
Genitive veckas veckans veckors veckornas
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Etymology 2[edit]

From the noun veck (fold, crease).


vecka (present veckar, preterite veckade, supine veckat, imperative vecka)

  1. to create a row or sequence of folds
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