moet

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch moeten. The noun sense is a calque from English.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

moet (present moet, past moes)

  1. must

Derived terms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

The past tense form, moes, is sometimes considered inappropriate for formal writing and replaced by was veronderstel.

Noun[edit]

moet (plural moete or moets)

  1. a must

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

moet

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of moeten
  2. imperative of moeten