benemen

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch benēmen, from Old Dutch *bineman, from Proto-Germanic *binemaną. Equivalent to be- +‎ nemen.

Verb[edit]

benemen

  1. (transitive) to take away; snatch
  2. (transitive) to purloin, to rob, to steal, to filch, to swipe

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of benemen (strong class 4, prefixed)
infinitive benemen
past singular benam
past participle benomen
infinitive benemen
gerund benemen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular beneem benam
2nd person sing. (jij) beneemt benam
2nd person sing. (u) beneemt benam
2nd person sing. (gij) beneemt benaamt
3rd person singular beneemt benam
plural benemen benamen
subjunctive sing.1 beneme bename
subjunctive plur.1 benemen benamen
imperative sing. beneem
imperative plur.1 beneemt
participles benemend benomen
1) Archaic.

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *bineman, from Proto-Germanic *binemaną. Equivalent to be- +‎ nēmen.

Verb[edit]

benēmen

  1. to take away [+dative = from]
  2. to withhold
  3. to cause to end, to stop
  4. to prevent, to hinder

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • benemen”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • benemen”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929