bederven

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch bederven, from Old Dutch *bidervan, from Proto-Germanic *biderbaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

bederven

  1. (ergative) to spoil, to go off, to go bad
  2. (transitive) to make worse
  3. (transitive) to indulge, spoil

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of bederven (strong class 3+7, prefixed)
infinitive bederven
past singular bedierf
past participle bedorven
infinitive bederven
gerund bederven n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular bederf bedierf
2nd person sing. (jij) bederft bedierf
2nd person sing. (u) bederft bedierf
2nd person sing. (gij) bederft bedierft
3rd person singular bederft bedierf
plural bederven bedorven
subjunctive sing.1 bederve bedorve
subjunctive plur.1 bederven bedorven
imperative sing. bederf
imperative plur.1 bederft
participles bedervend bedorven
1) Archaic.

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *bidervan, from Proto-Germanic *biderbaną.

Verb[edit]

bederven

  1. to ruin, to kill
  2. to damage, to destroy
  3. to perish
  4. to die

Inflection[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • bederven (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • bederven (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929