benauwen

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch benauwen. Equivalent to be- +‎ nauwen.

Verb[edit]

benauwen

  1. (transitive) to confine, to enclose
  2. (transitive) to oppress
  3. (transitive) to distress

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of benauwen (weak, prefixed)
infinitive benauwen
past singular benauwde
past participle benauwd
infinitive benauwen
gerund benauwen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular benauw benauwde
2nd person sing. (jij) benauwt benauwde
2nd person sing. (u) benauwt benauwde
2nd person sing. (gij) benauwt benauwde
3rd person singular benauwt benauwde
plural benauwen benauwden
subjunctive sing.1 benauwe benauwde
subjunctive plur.1 benauwen benauwden
imperative sing. benauw
imperative plur.1 benauwt
participles benauwend benauwd
1) Archaic.