dekken

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch decken, from Old Dutch *thekken, from Proto-Germanic *þakjaną. Compare West Frisian dekke, German decken, English thatch, Danish tække.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

dekken ‎(past singular dekte, past participle gedekt)

  1. to cover
  2. to set (the table)
  3. to impregnate (horses, cows)

Conjugation[edit]

Inflection of dekken (weak)
infinitive dekken
past singular dekte
past participle gedekt
infinitive dekken
gerund dekken n
verbal noun
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.

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