afnemen

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Etymology[edit]

From af +‎ nemen.

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Verb[edit]

afnemen ‎(past singular nam af, past participle afgenomen)

  1. (intransitive) to decrease
    De werkloosheid is nog niet afgenomen - Unemployment has not fallen yet.
  2. (transitive) to take off
    Hij had zijn hoed afgenomen. - He had taken off his hat.
  3. (transitive) to take, to draw, to undergo
    bloed afnemen
    to draw blood (for medical purposes)
    examen afnemen
    to take an exam

Conjugation[edit]

Inflection of afnemen (strong class 4, separable)
infinitive afnemen
past singular nam af
past participle afgenomen
infinitive afnemen
gerund afnemen n
verbal noun
main clause subordinate clause
present tense past tense present tense past tense
1st person singular neem af nam af afneem afnam
2nd person sing. (jij) neemt af nam af afneemt afnam
2nd person sing. (u) neemt af nam af afneemt afnam
2nd person sing. (gij) neemt af naamt af afneemt afnaamt
3rd person singular neemt af nam af afneemt afnam
plural nemen af namen af afnemen afnamen
subjunctive sing.1 neme af name af afneme afname
subjunctive plur.1 nemen af namen af afnemen afnamen
imperative sing. neem af
imperative plur.1 neemt af
participles afnemend afgenomen
1) Archaic.

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