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strijken

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch striken, from Old Dutch *strīkan, from Proto-Germanic *strīkaną, from Proto-Indo-European *streyg-. Cognate with English strike, German streichen, Danish stryge, Icelandic strýkja, strýkva.

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VerbEdit

strijken (past singular streek, past participle gestreken)

  1. to stroke
  2. to iron, press (clothes)

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