erven

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch erven. Equivalent to erf +‎ -en.

Verb[edit]

erven

  1. (transitive) to inherit
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of erven (weak)
infinitive erven
past singular erfde
past participle geërfd
infinitive erven
gerund erven n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular erf erfde
2nd person sing. (jij) erft erfde
2nd person sing. (u) erft erfde
2nd person sing. (gij) erft erfde
3rd person singular erft erfde
plural erven erfden
subjunctive sing.1 erve erfde
subjunctive plur.1 erven erfden
imperative sing. erf
imperative plur.1 erft
participles ervend geërfd
1) Archaic.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Noun[edit]

erven

  1. plural of erf

Anagrams[edit]


Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From erve +‎ -en.

Verb[edit]

erven

  1. to bequeath
  2. to grant, to assign (ownership of)
  3. to grant a place/parcel to, to take in
  4. to inherit
  5. to be inherited, to be granted through inheritance
  6. to be in charge, act as an owner

Inflection[edit]

Weak
Infinitive erven
3rd sg. past
3rd pl. past
Past participle
Infinitive erven
In genitive ervens
In dative ervene
Indicative Present Past
1st singular erve
2nd singular erfs, erves
3rd singular erft, ervet
1st plural erven
2nd plural erft, ervet
3rd plural erven
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular erve
2nd singular erfs, erves
3rd singular erve
1st plural erven
2nd plural erft, ervet
3rd plural erven
Imperative Present
Singular erf, erve
Plural erft, ervet
Present Past
Participle ervende

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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