vreten

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch vrēten, from Old Dutch *fretan, from Proto-Germanic *fraetaną. Corresponds to ver- +‎ eten.

Verb[edit]

vreten

  1. (transitive) to eat savagely, stuff
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of vreten (strong class 5)
infinitive vreten
past singular vrat
past participle gevreten
infinitive vreten
gerund vreten n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular vreet vrat
2nd person sing. (jij) vreet vrat
2nd person sing. (u) vreet vrat
2nd person sing. (gij) vreet vrat
3rd person singular vreet vrat
plural vreten vraten
subjunctive sing.1 vrete vrate
subjunctive plur.1 vreten vraten
imperative sing. vreet
imperative plur.1 vreet
participles vretend gevreten
1) Archaic.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Gerund of the verb vreten, by analogy with eten.

Noun[edit]

vreten n (uncountable)

  1. (slang) food
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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *fretan, from Proto-Germanic *fraetaną.

Verb[edit]

vrēten

  1. to eat savagely or greedily

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Further reading[edit]

  • vreten”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929