snakken

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch snacken, from Old Dutch *snakkon. Related to Swedish snacka (to talk) and Low German snacken (to talk), from the sense of "to open the mouth".

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

snakken (past singular snakte, past participle gesnakt)

  1. to open the mouth greedily
  2. to strongly desire

Usage notes[edit]

The preposition naar is used to indicate what is desired.

Conjugation[edit]