bestuiven

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch bestuven. Equivalent to be- +‎ stuiven.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bəˈstœy̯.və(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: be‧stui‧ven
  • Rhymes: -œy̯vən

Verb[edit]

bestuiven

  1. (transitive) to pollinate
  2. (transitive) to cover with dust or powder, to powder, to bedust

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of bestuiven (strong class 2, prefixed)
infinitive bestuiven
past singular bestoof
past participle bestoven
infinitive bestuiven
gerund bestuiven n
present tense past tense
1st person singular bestuif bestoof
2nd person sing. (jij) bestuift bestoof
2nd person sing. (u) bestuift bestoof
2nd person sing. (gij) bestuift bestooft
3rd person singular bestuift bestoof
plural bestuiven bestoven
subjunctive sing.1 bestuive bestove
subjunctive plur.1 bestuiven bestoven
imperative sing. bestuif
imperative plur.1 bestuift
participles bestuivend bestoven
1) Archaic.

Derived terms[edit]