veke

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

From Swedish iväg.

Adverb[edit]

veke

  1. (slang) away

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Bokmål Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Low German wēke or Middle Dutch weike.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

veke m (definite singular veken, indefinite plural veker, definite plural vekene)

  1. a wick (in a candle, lamp or lantern)

Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

veke

  1. definite singular of vek
  2. plural of vek

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

veke f or m (definite singular veka or veken, indefinite plural veker, definite plural vekene)

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 2005; superseded by uke

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • vika (archaic, Høgnorsk)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse vika (week), from Proto-Germanic *wikǭ (turn, succession)[1], from Proto-Indo-European *weyg- (to bend, wind). Related to Proto-Germanic *wīkaną (to bend, yield).

Noun[edit]

veke f (definite singular veka, indefinite plural veker, definite plural vekene)

  1. week

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] (in Norwegian (Høgnorsk))

Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

veke

  1. absolute definite natural masculine form of vek.