spreken

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch sprēken, from Old Dutch sprecan, from Proto-Germanic *sprekaną.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈspreːkə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: spre‧ken
  • Rhymes: -eːkən

VerbEdit

spreken

  1. (transitive or intransitive) to speak

InflectionEdit

Inflection of spreken (strong class 4)
infinitive spreken
past singular sprak
past participle gesproken
infinitive spreken
gerund spreken n
present tense past tense
1st person singular spreek sprak
2nd person sing. (jij) spreekt sprak
2nd person sing. (u) spreekt sprak
2nd person sing. (gij) spreekt spraakt
3rd person singular spreekt sprak
plural spreken spraken
subjunctive sing.1 spreke sprake
subjunctive plur.1 spreken spraken
imperative sing. spreek
imperative plur.1 spreekt
participles sprekend gesproken
1) Archaic.

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  • Afrikaans: spreek

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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Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

VerbEdit

sprēken

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

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