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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch sprâke, from Old Dutch *sprāka, from Proto-Germanic *sprēkijō, *sprēkō.

Cognate with Low German spraak, German Sprache, English speech, Danish sprog, Swedish språk.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /spraːk/
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  • Hyphenation: spraak
  • Rhymes: -aːk

NounEdit

spraak f (plural spraken, diminutive spraakje n)

  1. speech
  2. (archaic) language

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