doven

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Confer the Old Norse dofinn ‎(dead).

Adjective[edit]

doven

  1. lazy (unwilling to work)
  2. stale (of beverages)

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of doven
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular doven dovnere dovnest
Neuter singular dovent dovnere dovnest
Plural dovne dovnere dovnest
Definite dovne dovnere dovneste

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch doven, from Old Dutch *dōven, from Proto-Germanic *daubijaną.

Verb[edit]

doven

  1. (ergative) to extinguish
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of doven (weak)
infinitive doven
past singular doofde
past participle gedoofd
infinitive doven
gerund doven n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular doof doofde
2nd person sing. (jij) dooft doofde
2nd person sing. (u) dooft doofde
2nd person sing. (gij) dooft doofde
3rd person singular dooft doofde
plural doven doofden
subjunctive sing.1 dove doofde
subjunctive plur.1 doven doofden
imperative sing. doof
imperative plur.1 dooft
participles dovend gedoofd
1) Archaic.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Noun[edit]

doven

  1. Plural form of dove

Anagrams[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse dofinn ‎(dead).

Adjective[edit]

doven ‎(neuter singular dovent, definite singular and plural dovne, comparative dovnere, indefinite superlative dovnest, definite superlative dovneste)

  1. lazy (unwilling to work)
  2. flat (e.g. beer)
  3. numb (limbs)

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse dofinn ‎(dead).

Adjective[edit]

doven ‎(neuter singular dove or dovent, definite singular and plural dovne, comparative dovnare, indefinite superlative dovnast, definite superlative dovnaste)

  1. lazy (unwilling to work)
  2. flat (e.g. beer)
  3. numb (limbs)

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