bennen

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Back-formed from ben by analogy with other verbs in which the infinitive is formed by adding -en to the first-person singular form.

Verb[edit]

bennen

  1. (nonstandard, Hollandic) Alternative form of zijn (only the form zijn itself, not the other inflected forms).
Usage notes[edit]
  • Sometimes the first person singular form ben is also used for all the plural forms.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

bennen

  1. Plural form of ben