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schaken

DutchEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

From schaak +‎ -en.

VerbEdit

schaken (past singular schaakte, past participle geschaakt)

  1. to play chess
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NounEdit

schaken n (uncountable)

  1. (games) chess

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

schaken (past singular schaakte, past participle geschaakt)

  1. (archaic) to kidnap
    Een geschaakte bruid
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Low GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Saxon skakan, from Proto-Germanic *skakaną. Cognate with English shake, Dutch schaken, Swedish skaka.

VerbEdit

schaken (past singular schaak, past participle schaken, auxiliary verb wesen or hebben)

  1. to move, shift
  2. to push, shake

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