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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
    Synonym: v.
    Hypernym: datum
    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.
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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