droeven

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch droeven, from Old Dutch *druoven, from Proto-Germanic *drōbijaną.

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Verb[edit]

droeven

  1. (ergative) to be sad, to sadden

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of droeven (weak)
infinitive droeven
past singular droefde
past participle gedroefd
infinitive droeven
gerund droeven n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular droef droefde
2nd person sing. (jij) droeft droefde
2nd person sing. (u) droeft droefde
2nd person sing. (gij) droeft droefde
3rd person singular droeft droefde
plural droeven droefden
subjunctive sing.1 droeve droefde
subjunctive plur.1 droeven droefden
imperative sing. droef
imperative plur.1 droeft
participles droevend gedroefd
1) Archaic.

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *druoven, from Proto-Germanic *drōbijaną.

Verb[edit]

droeven

  1. to be sad, to mourn

Inflection[edit]

Weak
Infinitive droeven
3rd sg. past
3rd pl. past
Past participle
Infinitive droeven
In genitive droevens
In dative droevene
Indicative Present Past
1st singular droeve
2nd singular droefs, droeves
3rd singular droeft, droevet
1st plural droeven
2nd plural droeft, droevet
3rd plural droeven
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular droeve
2nd singular droefs, droeves
3rd singular droeve
1st plural droeven
2nd plural droeft, droevet
3rd plural droeven
Imperative Present
Singular droef, droeve
Plural droeft, droevet
Present Past
Participle droevende

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Further reading[edit]

  • droeven (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • droeven (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929