verraden etymology

Dutch word verraden comes from Dutch raden ((transitive) to advise. (transitive) to guess.), Dutch ver-

Detailed word origin of verraden

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
raden Dutch (nld) (transitive) to advise. (transitive) to guess.
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).
verraden Dutch (nld) To betray. To give away, to spoil (a secret).

Words with the same origin as verraden

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