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UKE 7 

All 3 letters words made out of uke

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Definitions and meaning of uke


Etymology 1


  • IPA(key): /juːk/


uke (plural ukes)

  1. (informal) Clipping of ukulele.

Etymology 2

From Japanese 受ける (ukeru, to receive, to get).


  • IPA(key): /ˈuːke/


uke (plural ukes or uke)

  1. (judo, martial arts) The training partner against whom tori performs a move.
  2. (Japanese fiction) A passive or submissive male fictional character in a same-sex relationship; a bottom.
    • 2008, Tan Bee Kee, "Rewriting Gender and Sexuality in English-Language Yaoi Fanfiction", in Boys' Love Manga: Essays on the Sexual Ambiguity and Cross-Cultural Fandom of the Genre (eds. Antonia Levi, Mark McHarry & Dru Pagliassotti), McFarland & Company (2008), →ISBN, page 142:
      Yaoi uke in fanfics often bear the brunt of stereotypical "negative female characteristics" such as passivity, helplessness, and masochism.
    • 2010, Pentabu, My Girlfriend's a Geek, Volume 1, Yen Press (2012), →ISBN, unnumbered page:
      You'd rather have Sebas be an uke?
    • 2010, Kyoka Wakatsuki, "Afterword", in The Selfish Demon King, Digital Manga Publishing (2010), →ISBN, unnumbered page:
      Shizuku is so, so, so cute! I love him as an uke so much I can't stand it!
    • For more quotations using this term, see Citations:uke.
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  1. Rōmaji transcription of うけ

Norwegian Bokmål


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


uke f or m (definite singular uka or uken, indefinite plural uker, definite plural ukene)

  1. a week

Derived terms

  • arbeidsuke
  • ukeavis
  • ukelang
  • ukentlig

See also

  • veke (Nynorsk)


  • “uke” in The Bokmål Dictionary.



From u- +‎ mke.


uke (u class, no plural)

  1. womanhood
    Antonym: uume
  2. (euphemistic) vulva, vagina
    Synonym: kuma

  • UJAMAA, (Swahili) in Tanzania, a form of village community resembling the Israeli kibbutz.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)