beschutten

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch beschutten. Equivalent to be- +‎ schutten.

Verb[edit]

beschutten

  1. (transitive) to protect, to provide cover, to shield [+ tegen (object) = against, from]
    De hoge bomen en de heg ertussen beschutten het huis tegen de gure wind.
    High trees and hedge between them protected the house from the chilling wind.

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of beschutten (weak, prefixed)
infinitive beschuten
past singular beschutte
past participle beschut
infinitive beschuten
gerund beschuten n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular beschut beschutte
2nd person sing. (jij) beschut beschutte
2nd person sing. (u) beschut beschutte
2nd person sing. (gij) beschut beschutte
3rd person singular beschut beschutte
plural beschuten beschutten
subjunctive sing.1 beschute beschutte
subjunctive plur.1 beschuten beschutten
imperative sing. beschut
imperative plur.1 beschut
participles beschutend beschut
1) Archaic.

Derived terms[edit]