duchten

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch duchten, dochten; further etymology uncertain. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • Rhymes: -ʏxtən

Verb[edit]

duchten

  1. (archaic) to fear

Usage notes[edit]

While most forms of the verb are archaic in standard Dutch, the past participle geducht has taken on a life of its own and is still commonly used.

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of duchten (weak)
infinitive duchten
past singular duchtte
past participle geducht
infinitive duchten
gerund duchten n
present tense past tense
1st person singular ducht duchtte
2nd person sing. (jij) ducht duchtte
2nd person sing. (u) ducht duchtte
2nd person sing. (gij) ducht duchtte
3rd person singular ducht duchtte
plural duchten duchtten
subjunctive sing.1 duchte duchtte
subjunctive plur.1 duchten duchtten
imperative sing. ducht
imperative plur.1 ducht
participles duchtend geducht
1) Archaic.

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