strecken

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German strecken, from Old High German strecken, from Proto-Germanic *strakjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)treg- ‎(rigid, stiff). Compare Dutch strekken, Low German streken, English stretch.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈʃtʁɛkŋ̩], [ˈʃtʁɛkən]

VerbEdit

strecken ‎(third-person singular simple present streckt, past tense streckte, past participle gestreckt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to straighten, stretch
    Sie streckte ihre müden Glieder. - She stretched her tired limbs.
  2. to elongate, lengthen
  3. to dilute, cut
    Er streckte den Wein mit Wasser. - He diluted the wine with water.

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Etymology 1Edit

From Old High German strecken, from Proto-Germanic *strakjaną. Cognate with German strecken, Dutch strekken, English stretch.

VerbEdit

strecken ‎(past participle gestreckt, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. to stretch
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Etymology 2Edit

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strecken ‎(past participle gestreckt, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. to iron (clothes)
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NounEdit

strecken

  1. definite plural of streck
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