genieten

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch genieten, from Old Dutch *giniotan, from Proto-Germanic *ganeutaną. Equivalent to ge- +‎ nieten.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

genieten ‎(past singular genoot, past participle genoten)

  1. (intransitive) to enjoy oneself, to have a pleasant experience
  2. (intransitive, ~ van) to enjoy
    Geniet van het leven zolang het nog kan.
    Enjoy life while you still can.
  3. (transitive) to enjoy, to use or benefit from

Conjugation[edit]

Inflection of genieten (strong class 2, prefixed)
infinitive genieten
past singular genoot
past participle genoten
infinitive genieten
gerund genieten n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular geniet genoot
2nd person sing. (jij) geniet genoot
2nd person sing. (u) geniet genoot
2nd person sing. (gij) geniet genoot
3rd person singular geniet genoot
plural genieten genoten
subjunctive sing.1 geniete genote
subjunctive plur.1 genieten genoten
imperative sing. geniet
imperative plur.1 geniet
participles genietend genoten
1) Archaic.

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *giniotan, from Proto-Germanic *ganeutaną. Equivalent to ge- +‎ nieten.

Verb[edit]

genieten

  1. to eat, to consume
  2. to withstand, to endure [+genitive]
  3. to profit from, to enjoy the benefit of [+genitive]

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