komen

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Dutch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (dialectal, informal) kommen

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch comen, from Old Dutch *kweman, kuman, from Proto-Germanic *kwemaną, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷem- *gʷém-. Compare Low German kamen, German kommen, West Frisian komme, English come, Danish komme.

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Verb[edit]

komen (past singular kwam, past participle gekomen)

  1. to come
  2. to happen, to arise, to come to be, to be caused
    Waarom valt alles altijd naar beneden? — Dat komt door de zwaartekracht.
    Why does everything always fall downwards? — That happens because of gravity.
    Hoe komt het?
    How come?

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Romanization[edit]

komen

  1. rōmaji reading of こめん