cuman

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Old Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *kweman, from Proto-Germanic *kwemaną.

Verb[edit]

cuman

  1. to come

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle Dutch: cōmen
    • Dutch: komen, kommen
      • Afrikaans: kom
      • Berbice Creole Dutch: kumu
      • Javindo: kom
      • Jersey Dutch: kôme
      • Negerhollands: kom
      • Skepi Creole Dutch: kum, com, come
    • Limburgish: kómme

Further reading[edit]

  • kuman”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *kweman, from Proto-Germanic *kwemaną, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷémt (to step), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷem-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

cuman

  1. to come
    cōm hām ġiestran niht swīðe late.
    He came home very late last night.
    Hwanon cōme þū?
    Where did you come from?

Usage notes[edit]

"To come to [do something]" is often expressed with the bare infinitive: Wē cōmon þā sunnan stelan ("We came to steal the sun").

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

cuman m

  1. milking pail