trekvaart etymology

Dutch word trekvaart comes from Dutch vaart, Dutch trekken

Detailed word origin of trekvaart

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
vaart Dutch (nld) Canal. Shipping, maritime traffic. Speed, momentum. Trip (by boat).
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.
trekvaart Dutch (nld) Barge-canal, especially for trekschuits.

Words with the same origin as trekvaart

Descendants of vaart
ruimtevaarder
Descendants of trekken
aantrekkelijk aantrekking kurkentrekker onaantrekkelijk samentrekking teruggetrokkenheid terugtrekking trekdier trekhaak trekkast trekker trekpaard trekpop trekschuit treksprinkhaan trekvis trekvogel trekzak trok