bedienen

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch bedienen. Equivalent to be- +‎ dienen.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

bedienen

  1. (transitive) to be of assistance to someone
  2. (transitive) to serve someone at a restaurant
  3. (transitive) to operate a device
  4. (transitive, Roman Catholicism) to administer the last sacraments to someone

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of bedienen (weak, prefixed)
infinitive bedienen
past singular bediende
past participle bediend
infinitive bedienen
gerund bedienen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular bedien bediende
2nd person sing. (jij) bedient bediende
2nd person sing. (u) bedient bediende
2nd person sing. (gij) bedient bediende
3rd person singular bedient bediende
plural bedienen bedienden
subjunctive sing.1 bediene bediende
subjunctive plur.1 bedienen bedienden
imperative sing. bedien
imperative plur.1 bedient
participles bedienend bediend
1) Archaic.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From be- +‎ dienen.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

bedienen (third-person singular simple present bedient, past tense bediente, past participle bedient, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to serve
  2. (reflexive) (+ genitive) to use
  3. (transitive) to operate

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From be- +‎ dienen.

Verb[edit]

bedienen

  1. to serve, to be useful

Inflection[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • bedienen”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929