gronden

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɣrɔndə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔndən

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch gronden. Equivalent to grond +‎ -en.

Verb[edit]

gronden

  1. (transitive) to fathom, to determine the depth of
  2. (transitive) to put a foundation under
  3. (transitive) to found (an argument)
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of gronden (weak)
infinitive gronden
past singular grondde
past participle gegrond
infinitive gronden
gerund gronden n
present tense past tense
1st person singular grond grondde
2nd person sing. (jij) grondt grondde
2nd person sing. (u) grondt grondde
2nd person sing. (gij) grondt grondde
3rd person singular grondt grondde
plural gronden grondden
subjunctive sing.1 gronde grondde
subjunctive plur.1 gronden grondden
imperative sing. grond
imperative plur.1 grondt
participles grondend gegrond
1) Archaic.
Synonyms[edit]

(fathom):

Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Afrikaans: grond

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun[edit]

gronden

  1. Plural form of grond