castreren

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Dutch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch castreren, from Latin castrō.

Verb[edit]

castreren

  1. (transitive) to castrate, neuter (remove the testicles of)
  2. (transitive, by extension) to remove the female genitals, or even a plant's stamen
  3. (transitive) to emasculate, reduce to a lesser, weaker state ('less balls')
  4. (transitive) to censure (a text), remove 'saucy' passages
  5. (reflexive) to mutilate oneself, physically or otherwise

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of castreren (weak)
infinitive castreren
past singular castreerde
past participle gecastreerd
infinitive castreren
gerund castreren n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular castreer castreerde
2nd person sing. (jij) castreert castreerde
2nd person sing. (u) castreert castreerde
2nd person sing. (gij) castreert castreerde
3rd person singular castreert castreerde
plural castreren castreerden
subjunctive sing.1 castrere castreerde
subjunctive plur.1 castreren castreerden
imperative sing. castreer
imperative plur.1 castreert
participles castrerend gecastreerd
1) Archaic.

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