verschrikken etymology

Dutch word verschrikken comes from Dutch ver-, Dutch schrikken

Detailed word origin of verschrikken

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).
schrikken Dutch (nld) (intransitive) to be startled, to get a scare. (transitive) to quench (cool rapidly by immersion).
verschrikken Dutch (nld) To frighten, terrify.

Words with the same origin as verschrikken

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