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spreken

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch sprekan, from Proto-Germanic *sprekaną, from Proto-Indo-European *spreg- (to make a sound, utter, speak). Compare Low German spreken, German sprechen, West Frisian sprekke, English speak.

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spreken (past singular sprak, past participle gesproken)

  1. to speak

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Low GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Saxon sprekan, from Proto-Germanic *sprekaną. Cognate to Dutch spreken, German sprechen, West Frisian sprekke, English speak.

VerbEdit

spreken (past singular sprook, past participle spraken, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. to speak

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