verkoop etymology

Dutch word verkoop comes from Dutch ver-, Dutch koop

Detailed word origin of verkoop

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
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).
koop Dutch (nld) (in its diminutive form) a bargain (see koopje). A purchase. Used in idioms (see below).
verkoop Dutch (nld) Sale.

Words with the same origin as verkoop

Descendants of ver-
veranderen verandering verband verbergen verdacht verhalen verhuizen verjaardag verklaren verklaring verlaten verliefd verloofde vermoorden veroorzaken verpesten verplaatsen verraden verslag verstoppen vertrekken vertrouwen verwachten verwijderen