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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch rāken, from Old Dutch *rakon, from Proto-Germanic *rakōną.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈraːkə(n)/
  • Rhymes: -aːkən
  • (file)

VerbEdit

raken

  1. (transitive) to touch
  2. (transitive) to hit (to not miss)
  3. (transitive) to suffer (from pain or physical wounds).
  4. (copulative) to become

InflectionEdit

Inflection of raken (weak)
infinitive raken
past singular raakte
past participle geraakt
infinitive raken
gerund raken n
present tense past tense
1st person singular raak raakte
2nd person sing. (jij) raakt raakte
2nd person sing. (u) raakt raakte
2nd person sing. (gij) raakt raakte
3rd person singular raakt raakte
plural raken raakten
subjunctive sing.1 rake raakte
subjunctive plur.1 raken raakten
imperative sing. raak
imperative plur.1 raakt
participles rakend geraakt
1) Archaic.

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Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *rakon, from Proto-Germanic *rakōną.

VerbEdit

rāken

  1. to touch
  2. to reach
  3. to acquire
  4. to hit (not miss)

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

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Further readingEdit

  • raken”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • raken (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929