breken

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch, from Old Dutch brekan, from Proto-Germanic *brekaną, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰreg-. Cognate to West Frisian brekke, German brechen (to break, to refract, to vomit, to fold), English break, Danish brække.

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Verb[edit]

breken (past singular brak, past participle gebroken)

  1. (transitive) to break
  2. (intransitive) to break

Conjugation[edit]

Inflection of breken (strong class 4)
infinitive breken
past singular brak
past participle gebroken
infinitive breken
gerund breken n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular breek brak
2nd person sing. (jij) breekt brak
2nd person sing. (u) breekt brak
2nd person sing. (gij) breekt braakt
3rd person singular breekt brak
plural breken braken
subjunctive sing.1 breke brake
subjunctive plur.1 breken braken
imperative sing. breek
imperative plur.1 breekt
participles brekend gebroken
1) Archaic.

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Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German breken, from Old Saxon brekan, from Proto-Germanic *brekaną, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰreg-. Cognate to Dutch breken, German brechen, West Frisian brekke, English break, Danish brække.

Verb[edit]

breken (third-person singular simple present brickt, past tense brook, past participle braken, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. to break

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English brecan.

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breken

  1. to break

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