dekken

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch decken, from Old Dutch thecken, from Proto-West Germanic *þakkjan, from Proto-Germanic *þakjaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdɛkə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: dek‧ken
  • Rhymes: -ɛkən

Verb[edit]

dekken

  1. (transitive) to cover
  2. (transitive) to set (the table)
  3. (transitive) to mount and impregnate (a female animal)

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of dekken (weak)
infinitive dekken
past singular dekte
past participle gedekt
infinitive dekken
gerund dekken n
present tense past tense
1st person singular dek dekte
2nd person sing. (jij) dekt dekte
2nd person sing. (u) dekt dekte
2nd person sing. (gij) dekt dekte
3rd person singular dekt dekte
plural dekken dekten
subjunctive sing.1 dekke dekte
subjunctive plur.1 dekken dekten
imperative sing. dek
imperative plur.1 dekt
participles dekkend gedekt
1) Archaic.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: dek
  • Negerhollands: dek

Related terms[edit]