strijken

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch striken, from Old Dutch *strīkan, from Proto-Germanic *strīkaną, from Proto-Indo-European *streyg-. Cognate with English strike, German streichen, Danish stryge, Icelandic strýkja, strýkva.

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Verb[edit]

strijken (past singular streek, past participle gestreken)

  1. to stroke
  2. to iron, press (clothes)

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