boeten

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch boeten (to improve), from Old Dutch *buoten, from Proto-Germanic *bōtijaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

boeten

  1. (intransitive) to pay for something as punishment
  2. (intransitive) to expiate

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of boeten (weak)
infinitive boeten
past singular boette
past participle geboet
infinitive boeten
gerund boeten n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular boet boette
2nd person sing. (jij) boet boette
2nd person sing. (u) boet boette
2nd person sing. (gij) boet boette
3rd person singular boet boette
plural boeten boetten
subjunctive sing.1 boete boette
subjunctive plur.1 boeten boetten
imperative sing. boet
imperative plur.1 boet
participles boetend geboet
1) Archaic.

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *buoten, from Proto-Germanic *bōtijaną.

Verb[edit]

boeten

  1. to improve, to make better
  2. to still, to satisfy
  3. to repair
  4. to compensate, to reimburse

Inflection[edit]

Weak
Infinitive boeten
3rd sg. past
3rd pl. past
Past participle
Infinitive boeten
In genitive boetens
In dative boetene
Indicative Present Past
1st singular boete
2nd singular boets, boetes
3rd singular boet, boetet
1st plural boeten
2nd plural boet, boetet
3rd plural boeten
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular boete
2nd singular boets, boetes
3rd singular boete
1st plural boeten
2nd plural boet, boetet
3rd plural boeten
Imperative Present
Singular boet, boete
Plural boet, boetet
Present Past
Participle boetende

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Further reading[edit]

  • boeten (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • boeten (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929