bekijken etymology

Dutch word bekijken comes from Dutch be-, Dutch kieken

Detailed word origin of bekijken

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
be- Dutch (nld) Used to indicate that a verb is acting on a direct object (making the verb transitive). Always unstressed.
kieken Dutch (nld) (by extension) Any chicken. (figuratively) A dumb bird, derogatory term for a (usually female) airhead. A chick, young domestic fowl To photograph, take/shoot (a) picture(s).
bekijken Dutch (nld) To look at, to view.

Words with the same origin as bekijken

Descendants of be-
beantwoorden bedoeling bedreigen begaan behandelen behandeling beheersen beledigen beleefd beleven beloning bemanning benieuwd beoordelen bereik bestuderen besturen beveiliging bevolking bewaken bewaking bezwaar beëindigen beïnvloeden
Descendants of kieken
kiek