gesprek

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch gesprek (conversation), from Middle Dutch gesprec (speaking, speech), from Old Dutch *gisprekki, from Proto-Germanic *gasprakją. Equivalent to ge- +‎ spreek.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gesprek (plural gesprekke)

  1. talk, conversation

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch gesprec (speaking, speech), from Old Dutch *gisprekki, from Proto-Germanic *gasprakją. Equivalent to ge- +‎ spreken. Its use as a term for “conversation” dates to early Modern Dutch, in this sense it ultimately displaced older gespraak.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɣəˈsprɛk/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ge‧sprek
  • Rhymes: -ɛk

Noun[edit]

gesprek n (plural gesprekken, diminutive gesprekje n)

  1. talk, conversation

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: gesprek