naakt

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch naket, naect, from Old Dutch nakot, from Proto-Germanic *nakwadaz, from Proto-Indo-European *nogʷo- (naked, bare). Cognate with Low German naakd, German nackt, English naked, West Frisian neaken, Danish nøgen, Swedish naken.

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Adjective[edit]

naakt (comparative naakter, superlative naaktst)

  1. nude, not wearing any clothing; can also apply to part of the body with exposed hide
  2. naked, bald, without protective fur, feathers etc. on the skin
  3. bare, stripped, reduced to its essence
    Zelfs de naakte waarheid verslaan is meer dan de naakte cijfers opgeven: de naakte feiten hebben vaak pas betekenis in samenhang
    Even covering the naked truth is more then listing the naked figures: the naked facts often only have meaning in context

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Noun[edit]

naakt n (plural naakten, diminutive naaktje n or nakie n)

  1. A nude, an artwork representing a naked subject
  2. nakie is informally used in the expression In m'n nakie — In the nude

Verb[edit]

naakt

  1. second- and third-person singular present indicative of naken
  2. (archaic) plural imperative of naken

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