vike

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See also: vīķe, vīķē, and вике

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Respelling of the first part of the word.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vike (plural vikes)

  1. (colloquial, usually in the plural) Vicodin
    She's on vikes, so don't take her seriously today.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse víka, víkja

Verb[edit]

vike (imperative vik, present tense viker, passive vikes, simple past vek or veik, past participle veket, present participle vikende)

  1. to give away, yield
  2. to look away, turn aside, waver
  3. to recede, retreat
  4. to depart, go away, leave

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse víka, víkja, víkva

Verb[edit]

vike (present tense vik, past tense veik, supine vike, past participle viken, present participle vikande, imperative vik)

  1. (intransitive) to give away, yield
  2. (intransitive) to look away, turn aside, waver
  3. (intransitive) to recede, retreat
  4. (intransitive) to depart, go away, leave

vike (present tense viker, past tense vikte, past participle vikt, passive infinitive vikast, present participle vikande, imperative vik)

  1. (transitive) to cause to yield, make stray off a straight path
  2. (transitive) to bend away every other sawtooth (so that sawing is easier)

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