vracht

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch vracht, from Middle Low German vracht, vrecht (payment for cargo), from Old Saxon frāht, frēht. Displaced the native Middle Dutch vrecht, both originally deriving from Proto-Germanic *fra- + *aihtiz. Cognate with English freight and fraught.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vracht f (plural vrachten, diminutive vrachtje n)

  1. freight
  2. a large amount, a mass

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Middle Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German vracht, vrecht (payment for cargo), from Old Saxon frāht, frēht. Displaced the native Middle Dutch vrecht, both originally deriving from Proto-Germanic *fra- + *aihtiz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vracht f

  1. payment for cargo
  2. freight, load, cargo

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