sprekke

NorwegianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From sprakk, preterite of springe

VerbEdit

sprekke

  1. To break, shatter, crack, burst etc.
  2. To separate, as in milk.
  3. To confess under duress or pressure
  4. To suddenly run out of power

ReferencesEdit

  • “sprekke” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.

West FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

VerbEdit

sprekke

  1. To speak

ConjugationEdit

Infinitive: sprekke
Present tense Past tense
person singular plural singular plural
1st ik sprek wy sprekke ik spriek wy sprieken
2nd do/dû sprekst jimme sprekke do/dû spriekst jimme sprieken
3rd hy/sy sprekt hja sprekke hy/sy spriek hja sprieken
Present participle Imperative Auxiliary Past participle
sprekkend (sprekkende) sprek hawwe sprutsen
  • Variant past-tense 1st: spruts
  • Variant past-tense 2nd: sprutst
  • Variant past-tense 3rd: spruts
  • Variant past plural: sprutsen
Last modified on 15 March 2014, at 19:28