delven

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch delven, from Old Dutch *delvan, from Proto-Germanic *delbaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

delven (past singular dolf, past participle gedolven)

  1. to delve, dig, excavate

Conjugation[edit]

Inflection of delven (strong class 3)
infinitive delven
past singular dolf
past participle gedolven
infinitive delven
gerund delven n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular delf dolf
2nd person sing. (jij) delft dolf
2nd person sing. (u) delft dolf
2nd person sing. (gij) delft dolft
3rd person singular delft dolf
plural delven dolven
subjunctive sing.1 delve dolve
subjunctive plur.1 delven dolven
imperative sing. delf
imperative plur.1 delft
participles delvend gedolven
1) Archaic.

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *delvan, from Proto-Germanic *delbaną.

Verb[edit]

delven

  1. to delve, to dig, to excavate (create by digging)
  2. to bury

Inflection[edit]

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