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DutchEdit

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

ConjugationEdit

SynonymsEdit


Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch sprekan, from Proto-Germanic *sprekaną.

VerbEdit

sprēken

  1. to speak, to say
  2. to speak/talk to

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

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