raken

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch rāken, from Old Dutch *rakon, from Proto-Germanic *rakōną.

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Verb[edit]

raken

  1. (transitive) to touch
  2. (transitive) to hit (to not miss)
  3. (transitive) to suffer (from pain or physical wounds).
  4. (copulative) to become

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of raken (weak)
infinitive raken
past singular raakte
past participle geraakt
infinitive raken
gerund raken n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular raak raakte
2nd person sing. (jij) raakt raakte
2nd person sing. (u) raakt raakte
2nd person sing. (gij) raakt raakte
3rd person singular raakt raakte
plural raken raakten
subjunctive sing.1 rake raakte
subjunctive plur.1 raken raakten
imperative sing. raak
imperative plur.1 raakt
participles rakend geraakt
1) Archaic.

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *rakon, from Proto-Germanic *rakōną.

Verb[edit]

rāken

  1. to touch
  2. to reach
  3. to acquire
  4. to hit (not miss)

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Further reading[edit]

  • raken”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • raken (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929