bereiken

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bəˈrɛi̯kə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: be‧rei‧ken
  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯kən

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch bereiken. Equivalent to be- +‎ reiken.

Verb[edit]

bereiken

  1. (transitive) to arrive at, to reach, to get to
  2. (transitive) to achieve, to attain
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of bereiken (weak, prefixed)
infinitive bereiken
past singular bereikte
past participle bereikt
infinitive bereiken
gerund bereiken n
present tense past tense
1st person singular bereik bereikte
2nd person sing. (jij) bereikt bereikte
2nd person sing. (u) bereikt bereikte
2nd person sing. (gij) bereikt bereikte
3rd person singular bereikt bereikte
plural bereiken bereikten
subjunctive sing.1 bereike bereikte
subjunctive plur.1 bereiken bereikten
imperative sing. bereik
imperative plur.1 bereikt
participles bereikend bereikt
1) Archaic.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun[edit]

bereiken

  1. plural of bereik

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From be- +‎ reiken.

Verb[edit]

bereiken

  1. to reach, to arrive at

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: bereiken
  • Limburgish: breike, brieke

Further reading[edit]