verhalen etymology

Dutch word verhalen comes from Dutch halen, Dutch ver-

Detailed word origin of verhalen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
halen Dutch (nld) (intransitive, het halen) to make it. (transitive) to fetch, to get. (transitive) to reach (a goal), to catch.
ver- Dutch (nld) A prefix found as part of surnames, found mainly in the southern Netherlands and in Belgium. To do or to become what the stem (following this prefix) refers to. To move or change in the manner specified by the stem. Used to indicate that the action (referred to by the stem) has a negative connotation (for the direct object of the stem).
verhalen Dutch (nld) To narrate.

Words with the same origin as verhalen

Descendants of halen
ademhaling afhaalchinees afhaalrestaurant asemhaling haalbaar herhaaldelijk kielhaler kielhaling
Descendants of ver-
veranderen verandering verband verbergen verdacht verhuizen verjaardag verklaren verklaring verkoop verlaten verliefd verloofde vermoorden veroorzaken verpesten verplaatsen verraden verslag verstoppen vertrekken vertrouwen verwachten verwijderen