snakken

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch snacken, from Old Dutch *snakkon. Related to Swedish snacka ‎(to talk) and Low German snacken ‎(to talk), from the sense of "to open the mouth".

Verb[edit]

snakken

  1. to open the mouth greedily
  2. to strongly desire

Usage notes[edit]

The preposition naar is used to indicate what is desired.

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of snakken (weak)
infinitive snakken
past singular snakte
past participle gesnakt
infinitive snakken
gerund snakken n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular snak snakte
2nd person sing. (jij) snakt snakte
2nd person sing. (u) snakt snakte
2nd person sing. (gij) snakt snakte
3rd person singular snakt snakte
plural snakken snakten
subjunctive sing.1 snakke snakte
subjunctive plur.1 snakken snakten
imperative sing. snak
imperative plur.1 snakt
participles snakkend gesnakt
1) Archaic.