doen

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch doen.

Verb[edit]

doen (present doen, present participle doenende, past participle gedoen or gedoet)

  1. to do

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch doen, from Old Dutch duon, from Proto-Germanic *dōną, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁-. Compare Low German doon, West Frisian dwaan, English do, German tun.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

doen (past singular deed, past participle gedaan)

  1. to do
  2. to put
    Doe dat daar maar in.
    Just put it in there.
  3. (auxiliary) to cause to, to make; forms causative verbs

Conjugation[edit]

Inflection of doen (strong, irregular)
infinitive doen
past singular deed
past participle gedaan
infinitive doen
gerund doen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular doe deed
2nd person sing. (jij) doet deed
2nd person sing. (u) doet deed
2nd person sing. (gij) doet deedt
3rd person singular doet deed
plural doen deden
subjunctive sing.1 doe dede
subjunctive plur.1 doen deden
imperative sing. doe
imperative plur.1 doet
participles doend gedaan
1) Archaic.

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

doen n (uncountable)

  1. routine
    De mensen zijn uit hun doen, maar schikken zich wel. — The people are outside of their routine, but do accomodate themselves.

Descendants[edit]


Luxembourgish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German duon, a northern variety of tuon, from Proto-Germanic *dōną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

doen (past participle gedoen, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. to do
  2. to make, to cause

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch duon, from Proto-Germanic *dōną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

doen

  1. to do

Conjugation[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Norwegian[edit]

Noun[edit]

doen

  1. definite singular of do

Welsh[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • delen (colloquial)
  • desen (colloquial)
  • dethen (colloquial)
  • deuem (literary, first-person plural)
  • deuent (literary, third-person plural)
  • doem (literary, first-person plural)
  • doent (literary, third-person plural)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

doen

  1. (colloquial) first-person singular conditional of dod
  2. (colloquial) third-person singular conditional of dod

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
doen ddoen noen unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.