verslaan etymology

Dutch word verslaan comes from Dutch slaat, Dutch ver-

Detailed word origin of verslaan

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
slaat Dutch (nld)
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).
verslaan Dutch (nld) To defeat. To report on.

Words with the same origin as verslaan

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