The Alternative Dutch Dictionary: rieken

Android app on Google Play

Entry definition

rieken etymology From Middle Dutch rieken, from odt riekan, from Proto-Germanic *reukaną. Compare English reek, German riechen, Danish ryge. See also the doublet ruiken. pronunciation
  • {{audio}}
  • {{rhymes}}
verb: {{nl-verb}}
  1. (formal) to stink
  2. (Belgium, informal) to smell (i.e. to produce, give off a smell)
  3. (Belgium, informal) to smell (i.e. to sense a smell)
Synonyms: ruiken
anagrams:
  • inkeer, kieren, reiken

All Languages

Languages and entry counts