strecken

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See also: Strecken and strécken

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German strecken, from Old High German strecken, from Proto-Germanic *strakjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)treg- ‎(rigid, stiff). Compare Dutch strekken, Low German streken, English stretch.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈʃtʁɛkŋ̩], [ˈʃtʁɛkən]
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

strecken ‎(third-person singular simple present streckt, past tense streckte, past participle gestreckt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to straighten, stretch
    Sie streckte ihre müden Glieder. - She stretched her tired limbs.
  2. to elongate, lengthen
  3. to dilute, cut
    Er streckte den Wein mit Wasser. - He diluted the wine with water.

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old High German strecken, from Proto-Germanic *strakjaną. Cognate with German strecken, Dutch strekken, English stretch.

Verb[edit]

strecken ‎(third-person singular present streckt, past participle gestreckt, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. to stretch
Conjugation[edit]
Regular
infinitive strecken
participle gestreckt
auxiliary hunn
present
indicative
imperative
1st singular strecken
2nd singular strecks streck
3rd singular streckt
1st plural strecken
2nd plural streckt streckt
3rd plural strecken
(n) or (nn) indicates the Eifeler Regel.
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Verb[edit]

strecken ‎(third-person singular present streckt, past participle gestreckt, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. to iron (clothes)
Conjugation[edit]
Regular
infinitive strecken
participle gestreckt
auxiliary hunn
present
indicative
imperative
1st singular strecken
2nd singular strecks streck
3rd singular streckt
1st plural strecken
2nd plural streckt streckt
3rd plural strecken
(n) or (nn) indicates the Eifeler Regel.
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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

strecken

  1. definite plural of streck