dempen

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch dempen, from Old Dutch *dempen, from Proto-Germanic *dampijaną (to cause to smoke/emit vapour).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

dempen

  1. (transitive) to diminish, to dampen, to subdue, to make faint or less pronounced
  2. (transitive) to fill in, to put material into to reduce depth

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of dempen (weak)
infinitive dempen
past singular dempte
past participle gedempt
infinitive dempen
gerund dempen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular demp dempte
2nd person sing. (jij) dempt dempte
2nd person sing. (u) dempt dempte
2nd person sing. (gij) dempt dempte
3rd person singular dempt dempte
plural dempen dempten
subjunctive sing.1 dempe dempte
subjunctive plur.1 dempen dempten
imperative sing. demp
imperative plur.1 dempt
participles dempend gedempt
1) Archaic.

Derived terms[edit]