bedelven

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From be- +‎ delven.

Verb[edit]

bedelven

  1. (transitive) to bury, overwhelm

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of bedelven (strong class 3, prefixed)
infinitive bedelven
past singular bedolf
past participle bedolven
infinitive bedelven
gerund bedelven n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular bedelf bedolf
2nd person sing. (jij) bedelft bedolf
2nd person sing. (u) bedelft bedolf
2nd person sing. (gij) bedelft bedolft
3rd person singular bedelft bedolf
plural bedelven bedolven
subjunctive sing.1 bedelve bedolve
subjunctive plur.1 bedelven bedolven
imperative sing. bedelf
imperative plur.1 bedelft
participles bedelvend bedolven
1) Archaic.

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Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English bedelfan (to dig around, bury); see be-, delve. Cognate with Dutch bedelven (to bury, overwhelm).

Verb[edit]

bedelven (third-person singular simple present bedelveth, present participle bedelvende, simple past and past participle bedelved)

  1. to dig around or about; bury; cover up