kraak

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Cognate with crack

Noun[edit]

kraak m ‎(plural kraken, diminutive kraakje n)

  1. An instance or action of cracking, breaking
  2. A robbery by breaking and entering
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Verb[edit]

kraak

  1. first-person singular present indicative of kraken
  2. imperative of kraken

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

kraak f ‎(plural kraken, diminutive kraakje n)

  1. (navigation) A large, 16th/17th century, Iberian type of war - or commercial naval ship
  2. (later) A smaller Dutch ship type

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

kraak m ‎(plural kraken, diminutive kraakje n)

  1. (zoology) kraken, giant octopus
  2. sea monster
  3. Alternative form of kraken
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Etymology 4[edit]

Noun[edit]

kraak m ‎(plural kraken, diminutive kraakje n)

  1. A gallery in a barn or church
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References[edit]

  • M. J. Koenen & J. Endepols, Verklarend Handwoordenboek der Nederlandse Taal (tevens Vreemde-woordentolk), Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 1969 (26th edition) [Dutch dictionary in Dutch]