brommen

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Verb[edit]

brommen

  1. (intransitive) to mutter, mumble
  2. (intransitive) to hum, buzz
  3. (intransitive, dialectal) to brag, to boast
  4. (intransitive) to drive a moped
    • 1980 February, "de bromfiets: ”het vergeten alternatief”", in Kampioen, page 148.
      Dit is voor Ton reden geweest om te stoppen met brommen toen hij zowel 's morgens als 's avonds in het donker de rit moest maken.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
    Fietspad. Dus niet brommen.
    Bicycle road. So don't drive here on a moped.
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of brommen (weak)
infinitive brommen
past singular bromde
past participle gebromd
infinitive brommen
gerund brommen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular brom bromde
2nd person sing. (jij) bromt bromde
2nd person sing. (u) bromt bromde
2nd person sing. (gij) bromt bromde
3rd person singular bromt bromde
plural brommen bromden
subjunctive sing.1 bromme bromde
subjunctive plur.1 brommen bromden
imperative sing. brom
imperative plur.1 bromt
participles brommend gebromd
1) Archaic.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowing from German brummen.

Verb[edit]

brommen

  1. (intransitive, informal) to be imprisoned, to spend time in prison
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of brommen (weak)
infinitive brommen
past singular bromde
past participle gebromd
infinitive brommen
gerund brommen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular brom bromde
2nd person sing. (jij) bromt bromde
2nd person sing. (u) bromt bromde
2nd person sing. (gij) bromt bromde
3rd person singular bromt bromde
plural brommen bromden
subjunctive sing.1 bromme bromde
subjunctive plur.1 brommen bromden
imperative sing. brom
imperative plur.1 bromt
participles brommend gebromd
1) Archaic.