veik

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse veikr

Alternative forms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

veik (masculine and feminine veik, neuter veikt, definite singular and plural veike, comparative veikere, indefinite superlative veikest, definite superlative veikeste)

  1. weak
  2. flexible, pliant

Etymology 2[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

veik

  1. simple past of vike

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse veikr, from Proto-Germanic *waikwaz.

Adjective[edit]

veik (masculine and feminine veik, neuter veikt, definite singular and plural veike, comparative veikare, indefinite superlative veikast, definite superlative veikaste)

  1. weak

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Low German

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

veik m (definite singular veiken, indefinite plural veikar, definite plural veikane)

  1. wick

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

veik

  1. imperative of veika, veike, veikja and veikje
  2. past tense of vika and vike

References[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Adjective[edit]

veik

  1. inflection of veikr:
    1. strong feminine nominative singular
    2. strong neuter nominative/accusative plural

Verb[edit]

veik

  1. second-person singular imperative active of veikja
  2. first/third-person singular past indicative active of víka, víkja and víkva