verbreken

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch verbreken. Equivalent to ver- +‎ breken (to break).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌvɛrˈbreː.kə(n)/, /vərˈbreː.kə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ver‧bre‧ken
  • Rhymes: -eːkən

VerbEdit

verbreken

  1. (transitive) to break, break up physically
    Synonym: kraken
  2. (transitive) to break, undo figuratively, e.g. a spell
  3. (transitive) to violate (the terms of a contract)
  4. (transitive, law) to annul (a court ruling) on procedural grounds

InflectionEdit

Inflection of verbreken (strong class 4, prefixed)
infinitive verbreken
past singular verbrak
past participle verbroken
infinitive verbreken
gerund verbreken n
present tense past tense
1st person singular verbreek verbrak
2nd person sing. (jij) verbreekt verbrak
2nd person sing. (u) verbreekt verbrak
2nd person sing. (gij) verbreekt verbraakt
3rd person singular verbreekt verbrak
plural verbreken verbraken
subjunctive sing.1 verbreke verbrake
subjunctive plur.1 verbreken verbraken
imperative sing. verbreek
imperative plur.1 verbreekt
participles verbrekend verbroken
1) Archaic.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Negerhollands: verbreek