waakse

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West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian waxa (to grow), from Proto-Germanic *wahsijaną (to grow), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₂weg-. Cognate with Saterland Frisian wacsa, wacsen (to grow), English wax (to grow, increase), Low German wassen, Dutch wassen, German wachsen, Danish vokse. See wax.

Verb[edit]

waakse

  1. to increase, to grow

Conjugation[edit]

Infinitive: waakse
Present tense Past tense
person singular plural singular plural
1st ik waaks wy waakse ik woeks wy woeksen
2nd do/dû waakst jimme waakse do/dû woekst jimme woeksen
3rd hy/sy waakst hja waakse hy/sy woeks hja woeksen
Present participle Imperative Auxiliary Past participle
waaksend (waaksende) waaks wêze woeksen