DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch vracht, from Middle Low German vracht, vrecht (payment for cargo), from Old Saxon frāht, frēht. Displaced the native Middle Dutch vrecht, both originally deriving from Proto-West Germanic *fra- + *aihti. Cognate with English freight and fraught.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɑxt

NounEdit

vracht f (plural vrachten, diminutive vrachtje n)

  1. freight
  2. a large amount, a mass

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DescendantsEdit

  • Caribbean Javanese: prag
  • Indonesian: prah

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Middle Low German vracht, vrecht (payment for cargo), from Old Saxon frāht, frēht. Displaced the native Middle Dutch vrecht, both originally deriving from Proto-West Germanic *fra- + *aihti.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vracht f

  1. payment for cargo
  2. freight, load, cargo

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DescendantsEdit

(More at vrecht)

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