quaken

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Dutch kwaken (to croak), English quack.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkvaːkən/, [ˈkʰvaːkŋ]
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

quaken (third-person singular simple present quakt, past tense quakte, past participle gequakt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (ducks) to quack
  2. (frogs) to croak

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ quaken in Kluge's Etymological Dictionary of the German Language, 1891

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