vermaak etymology

Dutch word vermaak comes from Dutch ver-, Dutch vermaken

Detailed word origin of vermaak

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ver- Dutch (nld) 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).
vermaken Dutch (nld) (reflexive) to amuse oneself. (transitive) to entertain, to amuse.
vermaak Dutch (nld) Entertainment.

Words with the same origin as vermaak

Descendants of ver-
verbinden verbinding verblijven vergissing verhogen verhoor verhuizen verkennen verleiden verlopen vermogen veroordelen verplaatsen verraden verslaan verslag vertrouwen vervangen verwachten verwarring verzekeren verzekering verzoek verzorgen
Descendants of vermaken
leedvermaak vermakelijk vermakelijkheid