groeten

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See also: gröten

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɣrutə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -utən

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch groeten, from Old Dutch *gruoten, from Proto-Germanic *grōtijaną.

Verb[edit]

groeten

  1. (transitive) to greet
  2. (transitive) to salute
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of groeten (weak)
infinitive groeten
past singular groette
past participle gegroet
infinitive groeten
gerund groeten n
present tense past tense
1st person singular groet groette
2nd person sing. (jij) groet groette
2nd person sing. (u) groet groette
2nd person sing. (gij) groet groette
3rd person singular groet groette
plural groeten groetten
subjunctive sing.1 groete groette
subjunctive plur.1 groeten groetten
imperative sing. groet
imperative plur.1 groet
participles groetend gegroet
1) Archaic.
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Afrikaans: groet

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun[edit]

groeten

  1. Plural form of groet

Anagrams[edit]


Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Dutch *gruoten, from Proto-Germanic *grōtijaną.

Verb[edit]

groeten

  1. to greet
  2. (possibly ironic) to attack
Alternative forms[edit]
Inflection[edit]
Weak
Infinitive groeten
3rd sg. past
3rd pl. past
Past participle
Infinitive groeten
In genitive groetens
In dative groetene
Indicative Present Past
1st singular groete
2nd singular groets, groetes
3rd singular groet, groetet
1st plural groeten
2nd plural groet, groetet
3rd plural groeten
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular groete
2nd singular groets, groetes
3rd singular groete
1st plural groeten
2nd plural groet, groetet
3rd plural groeten
Imperative Present
Singular groet, groete
Plural groet, groetet
Present Past
Participle groetende
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Adjective[edit]

groeten

  1. Alternative spelling of grôten; inflection of grôot:
    1. masculine accusative/dative singular
    2. neuter dative singular
    3. dative plural

Further reading[edit]

  • groeten (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000

Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929), “groeten”, in Middelniederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN