klieven

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *kliovan, from Proto-Germanic *kleubaną, from Proto-Indo-European *glewbʰ-. Cognate with English cleave, German klieben, Swedish klyva.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

klieven (past singular kloof, past participle gekloven)

  1. to cut through (waves)
  2. to cleave, to cut

Conjugation[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]