behouden

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch behouden, from Old Dutch bihaldan. Equivalent to be- +‎ houden.

Verb[edit]

behouden

  1. (transitive) to save, keep
  2. (transitive) to preserve
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of behouden (strong class 7, slightly irregular, prefixed)
infinitive behouden
past singular behield
past participle behouden
infinitive behouden
gerund behouden n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular behou, behoud behield
2nd person sing. (jij) behoudt behield
2nd person sing. (u) behoudt behield
2nd person sing. (gij) behoudt behieldt
3rd person singular behoudt behield
plural behouden behielden
subjunctive sing.1 behoude behielde
subjunctive plur.1 behouden behielden
imperative sing. behou, behoud
imperative plur.1 behoudt
participles behoudend behouden
1) Archaic.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Participle[edit]

behouden

  1. past participle of behouden
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of behouden
uninflected behouden
inflected behouden
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial behouden
indefinite m./f. sing. behouden
n. sing. behouden
plural behouden
definite behouden
partitive behoudens

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch bihaldan. Equivalent to be- +‎ houden.

Verb[edit]

behouden

  1. to keep, to not lose
  2. to keep, to preserve, to protect
  3. to have left over
  4. to have power over, to rule over
  5. to get, to receive

Inflection[edit]

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