sprecan

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From Proto-Germanic *sprekaną ‎(to speak, make a noise), from Proto-Indo-European *spreg- ‎(to make a sound, speak). Compare Proto-Indo-European *sperHg- ‎(to make a noise). Cognate with Old Frisian spreka (West Frisian sprekke), Old Saxon sprekan (Middle Low German spreken), Dutch spreken, Old High German sprehhan (German sprechen), Old Norse spraka ‎(to crackle, rustle), Albanian shpreh ‎(to utter, express, voice). Related to Old English ġesprecen, Old High German gisprāchi, Old Norse spraki ‎(rumour, report), and German Gespräch.

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sprecan

  1. to speak

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