steken

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From Old Dutch *stekan, from Proto-Germanic *stikaną, originally a class 1 strong verb.

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steken (past singular stak, past participle gestoken)

  1. to prick, sting
  2. to stab, thrust (with a sharp instrument such as a dagger)
  3. to insert, put in
    Ik hoorde hoe een sleutel in het slot werd gestoken. - I heard a key being inserted into the keyhole.

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steken

  1. Plural form of steek

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Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon stekan, from Proto-Germanic *stikaną.

Verb[edit]

steken (past steek or stook, past participle steken or staken, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. (transitive) to stick (someone or something); to poke
  2. (transitive or intransitive) to sting; to bite; to prick
  3. (transitive) to stab
  4. (transitive) to cut; to chop
  5. (transitive, of the sun) to burn
  6. (transitive, card games) to take; to trump; to capture

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

steken

  1. definite singular of stek
  2. definite plural of stek