donderen

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From donder.

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donderen (past singular donderde, past participle gedonderd)

  1. (impersonal, weather) to thunder
    In de verte hoor ik het donderen.
    I can hear it thunder in the distance.
  2. (intransitive) to make a thunderous sound, especially with one's voice
    'Hou daar nu mee op!', donderde de man.
    'Stop that right now!', thundered the man.
  3. (intransitive) to plummet, tumble
    De leerling verloor zijn evenwicht en donderde achterover van zijn stoel.
    The pupil lost his balance and tumbled backwards off his chair.

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