doen

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch doen.

Verb[edit]

doen (present doen, present participle doenende, past participle gedoen or gedoet)

  1. to do

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch doen, from Old Dutch duon, from Proto-Germanic *dōną, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁-. Compare Low German doon, West Frisian dwaan, English do, German tun.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

doen (past singular deed, past participle gedaan)

  1. to do
  2. to put
    Doe dat daar maar in.
    Just put it in there.
  3. (auxiliary) to cause to, to make; forms causative verbs

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Noun[edit]

doen n (uncountable)

  1. routine
    De mensen zijn uit hun doen, maar schikken zich wel. — The people are outside of their routine, but do accomodate themselves.

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Luxembourgish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old High German duon, a northern variety of tuon, from Proto-Germanic *dōną.

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Verb[edit]

doen (past participle gedoen, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. to do
  2. to make, to cause

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch duon, from Proto-Germanic *dōną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

doen

  1. to do

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Norwegian[edit]

Noun[edit]

doen

  1. Definite singular of do