hollen

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Germanic, cognate with hole.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • holen (obsolete as verb)

Verb[edit]

hollen (past singular holde, past participle gehold)

  1. (transitive) To (make) hollow, empty (the inside)
  2. (transitive) To make by hollowing
Conjugation[edit]
Inflection of hollen (weak)
infinitive hollen
past singular holde
past participle gehold
infinitive hollen
gerund hollen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular hol holde
2nd person sing. (jij) holt holde
2nd person sing. (u) holt holde
2nd person sing. (gij) holt holde
3rd person singular holt holde
plural hollen holden
subjunctive sing.1 holle holde
subjunctive plur.1 hollen holden
imperative sing. hol
imperative plur.1 holt
participles hollend gehold
1) Archaic.
Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

hollen

  1. Plural form of hol
Synonyms[edit]
  • holen (all (?) cavity senses)

Etymology 2[edit]

Germanic, cognate with hole.

Verb[edit]

hollen (past singular holde, past participle gehold)

  1. (intransitive) To run fast or frantically, run away, flee etc.
  2. (intransitive) To rage; be/get out of control.
  3. (intransitive) To (be/ go on) strike.
Conjugation[edit]
Inflection of hollen (weak)
infinitive hollen
past singular holde
past participle gehold
infinitive hollen
gerund hollen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular hol holde
2nd person sing. (jij) holt holde
2nd person sing. (u) holt holde
2nd person sing. (gij) holt holde
3rd person singular holt holde
plural hollen holden
subjunctive sing.1 holle holde
subjunctive plur.1 hollen holden
imperative sing. hol
imperative plur.1 holt
participles hollend gehold
1) Archaic.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

A rhyming variation on sollen, from Middle Dutch sollen, tsollen, from Old French soler, souler, choler.

Verb[edit]

hollen (past singular holde, past participle gehold)

  1. (transitive) To drag, toy, play games (with ...), play tricks (on ...)
Conjugation[edit]
Inflection of hollen (weak)
infinitive hollen
past singular holde
past participle gehold
infinitive hollen
gerund hollen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular hol holde
2nd person sing. (jij) holt holde
2nd person sing. (u) holt holde
2nd person sing. (gij) holt holde
3rd person singular holt holde
plural hollen holden
subjunctive sing.1 holle holde
subjunctive plur.1 hollen holden
imperative sing. hol
imperative plur.1 holt
participles hollend gehold
1) Archaic.
Synonyms[edit]

Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon haldan.

Verb[edit]

hollen (past singular heel, past participle hollen, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. to hold

Conjugation[edit]