sprekke

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Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From sprakk, preterite of springe

Verb[edit]

sprekke

  1. To break, shatter, crack, burst etc.
  2. To separate, as in milk.
  3. To confess under duress or pressure
  4. To suddenly run out of power

References[edit]

  • “sprekke” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian spreka, from Proto-Germanic *sprekaną, from Proto-Indo-European *spreg- (to make a sound, utter, speak). Compare Dutch spreken, Low German spreken, English speak, German sprechen.

Verb[edit]

sprekke

  1. To speak

Conjugation[edit]

Infinitive: sprekke
Present tense Past tense
person singular plural singular plural
1st ik sprek wy sprekke ik spriek wy sprieken
2nd do/dû sprekst jimme sprekke do/dû spriekst jimme sprieken
3rd hy/sy sprekt hja sprekke hy/sy spriek hja sprieken
Present participle Imperative Auxiliary Past participle
sprekkend (sprekkende) sprek hawwe sprutsen