droeven

From Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search
See also: dröven

Dutch

[edit]

Etymology

[edit]

From Middle Dutch droeven, from Old Dutch druoven, from Proto-West Germanic *drōbijan, from Proto-Germanic *drōbijaną. Equivalent to droef (sad) +‎ -en.

Pronunciation

[edit]
  • IPA(key): /ˈdruvə(n)/
  • Hyphenation: droe‧ven
  • Rhymes: -uvən

Verb

[edit]

droeven

  1. (ergative, dated) to be sad, to sadden

Inflection

[edit]
Conjugation of droeven (weak)
infinitive droeven
past singular droefde
past participle gedroefd
infinitive droeven
gerund droeven n
present tense past tense
1st person singular droef droefde
2nd person sing. (jij) droeft, droef2 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. 2) In case of inversion.

Derived terms

[edit]
[edit]

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

Derived terms

[edit]

Descendants

[edit]
  • Dutch: droeven
  • Limburgish: dreuve, druueve

Further reading

[edit]