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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, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)keg- (to shake, stir), *(s)kek-. Cognate with English shake, Dutch schaken, West Frisian schaakje, Danish skage, Norwegian skake, 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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