deren

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *derien, from Proto-Germanic *darjaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

deren ‎(past singular deerde, past participle gedeerd)

  1. to harm

Conjugation[edit]

Inflection of deren (weak)
infinitive deren
past singular deerde
past participle gedeerd
infinitive deren
gerund deren n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular deer deerde
2nd person sing. (jij) deert deerde
2nd person sing. (u) deert deerde
2nd person sing. (gij) deert deerde
3rd person singular deert deerde
plural deren deerden
subjunctive sing.1 dere deerde
subjunctive plur.1 deren deerden
imperative sing. deer
imperative plur.1 deert
participles derend gedeerd
1) Archaic.

Related terms[edit]


Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

deren

  1. third-person plural future subjunctive of dar

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

deren

  1. (relative) whose, of which (genitive of die, both inflected forms of der).
  2. (demonstrative) her, their, the latter's (genitive of die, both inflected forms of der)

Usage notes[edit]

Among unexercised users of formal standard German, one will not infrequently read or hear dessen where deren would be correct (or occasionally vice versa), since neither of these forms is used in normal vernacular German.

Declension[edit]

Relative pronoun
Declension of der
masculine feminine neuter plural
nominative der die das die
genitive dessen deren
younger also: derer
dessen derer
deren
dative dem der dem denen
accusative den die das die
Demonstrative pronoun
Declension of der
masculine feminine neuter plural
nominative der die das die
genitive dessen deren
younger also: derer
dessen derer
deren
dative dem der dem denen
accusative den die das die