doven

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Confer the Old Norse dofinn ‎(dead).

Adjective[edit]

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

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

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

doven ‎(past singular doofde, past participle gedoofd)

  1. to extinguish

Conjugation[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]

Noun[edit]

doven

  1. Plural form of dove

Anagrams[edit]


Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Confer the Old Norse dofinn ‎(dead).

Adjective[edit]

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

  1. lazy (unwilling to work)