zeven

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch seven, from Old Dutch sivun, sivon, from Proto-Germanic *sebun, from earlier *sebunt, from Proto-Indo-European *septḿ̥, with -t added through influence of "nine" and "ten". Compare German sieben, English seven.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: -eːvən
  • IPA(key): /ˈzeː.və(n)/, /ˈzøː.və(n)/
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Numeral[edit]

Dutch cardinal numbers
6 7 8
    Cardinal : zeven
    Ordinal : zevende

zeven

  1. (cardinal) seven

Verb[edit]

zeven (past singular zeefde, past participle gezeefd)

  1. to sift, sieve, strain

Conjugation[edit]