grondvesten

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

The singular grondvest - meaning the same - was in use in early modern Dutch. It is comprised of grond (ground) +‎ veste (secure place, bulwark, basis).

Noun[edit]

grondvesten pl (plurale tantum)

  1. foundations, basis
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the early modern singular grondvest (foundation) +‎ -en.

Verb[edit]

grondvesten

  1. to found, establish, to form a basis
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of grondvesten (weak)
infinitive grondvesten
past singular grondvestte
past participle gegrondvest
infinitive grondvesten
gerund grondvesten n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular grondvest grondvestte
2nd person sing. (jij) grondvest grondvestte
2nd person sing. (u) grondvest grondvestte
2nd person sing. (gij) grondvest grondvestte
3rd person singular grondvest grondvestte
plural grondvesten grondvestten
subjunctive sing.1 grondveste grondvestte
subjunctive plur.1 grondvesten grondvestten
imperative sing. grondvest
imperative plur.1 grondvest
participles grondvestend gegrondvest
1) Archaic.