terugtrekking etymology

Dutch word terugtrekking comes from Dutch -ing, Dutch trekken, Dutch terug- (Back, backwards.)

Detailed word origin of terugtrekking

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ing Dutch (nld) (no longer productive) Forms nouns for a person originating from a place or family. Creates action nouns referring to the performance of a verb, or the result thereof.
trekken Dutch (nld) (intransitive) to migrate. (intransitive, Belgium) to photograph, take a picture. (intransitive, vulgar) to jerk off, masturbate. (transitive) to manage, to have the strength for. (transitive) to pull, to draw.
terug- Dutch (nld) Back, backwards.
terugtrekking Dutch (nld) Withdrawal, retreat.

Words with the same origin as terugtrekking

Descendants of -ing
bedoeling bemanning bescherming beslissing beveiliging beweging ervaring leiding mening omgeving ontmoeting oplossing overwinning poging regering rekening richting verandering verdediging verdieping vergadering vergissing verklaring vertaling waarschuwing
Descendants of trekken
aantrekkelijk aantrekking kurkentrekker onaantrekkelijk samentrekking teruggetrokkenheid trekdier trekhaak trekkast trekker trekpaard trekpop trekschuit treksprinkhaan trekvaart trekvis trekvogel trekzak trok
Descendants of terug-
terugblik teruggave terugkaatsen terugkaatsing terugval