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From Middle Dutch benemen, from Old Dutch *bineman ‎(to take away), from Proto-Germanic *binemaną ‎(to take), equivalent to be- +‎ nemen. Cognate with Old Saxon biniman ‎(to take away), Old Frisian binima ‎(to take away), German benehmen ‎(to take away), English benim. More at benim.



benemen ‎(past singular benam, past participle benomen)

  1. To take away; snatch
  2. To purloin; rob; steal, filch, swipe


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.

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