dracht

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch dracht, from Old Dutch *draht, from Proto-Germanic *drahtuz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dracht f (plural drachten, diminutive drachtje n)

  1. the act of bearing or wearing something
  2. (by extension) type of clothing that is typical for a time period or function
  3. (by extension) state of pregnancy
  4. (by extension) the foetus when carried in the womb
  5. (physics) range of radiation
  6. a number of consecutive hits or blows in a brief interval

Derived terms[edit]


Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *draht, from Proto-Germanic *drahtuz.

Noun[edit]

dracht f

  1. act of carrying
  2. what is carried, load, freight
  3. things brought to fill or raise ground (in e.g. a defence)
  4. pregnancy
  5. progeny, young, child
  6. move (in a game)
  7. while, time
  8. clothes worn

Inflection[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • dracht”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • dracht”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929