geven

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch gevan, from Proto-Germanic *gebaną, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰab(ʰ)-. Compare Low German geven, German geben, West Frisian jaan, English give (obsolete yive), Danish give.

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Verb[edit]

geven (past singular gaf, past participle gegeven)

  1. to give
    Ik gaf hem een nieuw boek.
    I gave him a new book.

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  • Afrikaans: gee

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