vertrekken etymology

Dutch word vertrekken comes from Dutch trekken, Dutch ver-

Detailed word origin of vertrekken

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
trekken Dutch (nld) (intransitive) to migrate. (intransitive, Belgium) to photograph, take a picture. (intransitive, vulgar) to jerk off, masturbate. (transitive) to manage, to have the strength for. (transitive) to pull, to draw.
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).
vertrekken Dutch (nld) To depart, leave.

Words with the same origin as vertrekken

Descendants of trekken
aantrekkelijk aantrekking kurkentrekker onaantrekkelijk samentrekking teruggetrokkenheid terugtrekking trekdier trekhaak trekkast trekker trekpaard trekpop trekschuit treksprinkhaan trekvaart trekvis trekvogel trekzak trok
Descendants of ver-
veranderen verandering verband verbergen verdacht verhalen verhuizen verjaardag verklaren verklaring verkoop verlaten verliefd verloofde vermoorden veroorzaken verpesten verplaatsen verraden verslag verstoppen vertrouwen verwachten verwijderen