raken

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈraːkə(n)/
  • Rhymes: -aːkən
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

raken

  1. (transitive) to touch
  2. (transitive) to hit (to not miss)
  3. (copulative) to become
    Ze raakte ongewenst zwanger.She unintentionally became pregnant.

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of raken (weak)
infinitive raken
past singular raakte
past participle geraakt
infinitive raken
gerund raken n
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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Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: raak
  • Negerhollands: raak, rak
  • Papiamentu: raka, raak, raká

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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)

Inflection[edit]

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