wreken

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch wrēken, from Old Dutch *wrekan, from Proto-Germanic *wrekaną.

Verb[edit]

wreken

  1. to (take) revenge, to avenge, to take vengeance
  2. to punish

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of wreken (weak with strong past participle)
infinitive wreken
past singular wreekte
past participle gewroken
infinitive wreken
gerund wreken n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular wreek wreekte
2nd person sing. (jij) wreekt wreekte
2nd person sing. (u) wreekt wreekte
2nd person sing. (gij) wreekt wreekte
3rd person singular wreekt wreekte
plural wreken wreekten
subjunctive sing.1 wreke wreekte
subjunctive plur.1 wreken wreekten
imperative sing. wreek
imperative plur.1 wreekt
participles wrekend gewroken
1) Archaic.
Inflection of wreken (strong class 4)
infinitive wreken
past singular wrook
past participle gewroken
infinitive wreken
gerund wreken n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular wreek wrook
2nd person sing. (jij) wreekt wrook
2nd person sing. (u) wreekt wrook
2nd person sing. (gij) wreekt wrookt
3rd person singular wreekt wrook
plural wreken wroken
subjunctive sing.1 wreke wroke
subjunctive plur.1 wreken wroken
imperative sing. wreek
imperative plur.1 wreekt
participles wrekend gewroken
1) Archaic.

Related terms[edit]


Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *wrekan, from Proto-Germanic *wrekaną.

Verb[edit]

wrēken

  1. to avenge
  2. to punish

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • wreken”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • wreken (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929