onderwerpen

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɔn.dərˈʋɛr.pə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: on‧der‧wer‧pen

Etymology[edit]

onder +‎ werpen, analogous to Latin sub +‎ iacere

Verb[edit]

onderwerpen (past singular onderwierp, past participle onderworpen)

  1. to subject
    De Romeinen dachten de Frisii snel te kunnen onderwerpen maar dit bleek een misrekening.[1]
    The Romans thought that they could quickly 'subject the Frisii but this, it became clear, was a miscalculation.

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