dracht

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch dracht, from Old Dutch *draht, from Proto-Germanic *drahtuz. Related to dragen (to wear; to bear).

Cognate with English draft, draught.

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

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