beklagen

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch beclagen. Equivalent to be- +‎ klagen.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bəˈklaːɣə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: be‧kla‧gen
  • Rhymes: -aːɣən

Verb[edit]

beklagen

  1. (transitive) to lament, grieve
  2. (reflexive) to complain [+ over (object) = about]

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of beklagen (weak, prefixed)
infinitive beklagen
past singular beklaagde
past participle beklaagd
infinitive beklagen
gerund beklagen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular beklaag beklaagde
2nd person sing. (jij) beklaagt beklaagde
2nd person sing. (u) beklaagt beklaagde
2nd person sing. (gij) beklaagt beklaagde
3rd person singular beklaagt beklaagde
plural beklagen beklaagden
subjunctive sing.1 beklage beklaagde
subjunctive plur.1 beklagen beklaagden
imperative sing. beklaag
imperative plur.1 beklaagt
participles beklagend beklaagd
1) Archaic.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

be- +‎ klagen

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bəˈklaːɡən/, /bəˈklaːɡn̩/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

beklagen (third-person singular simple present beklagt, past tense beklagte, past participle beklagt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to pity, to lament
  2. (reflexive) to complain (über about)

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