jongen

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Etymology[edit]

From jong ‎(young). Cognate with German Junge.

Noun[edit]

jongen m ‎(plural jongens, diminutive jongetje n)

  1. A boy, any male kid
  2. (in the plural: jongens) Members of a male 'peers' group, e.g. a military unit
  3. (slang, used in the vocative) A dude, a colloquial term of address for a man

jongen

  1. Plural form of jong

Usage notes[edit]

The diminutive loses the -n.

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Noun[edit]

jongen

  1. Plural form of jong

Verb[edit]

jongen

  1. (intransitive) To give birth, have offspring, i.e. deliver one or more young
  2. (figuratively, intransitive) To multiply, grow

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of jongen (weak)
infinitive jongen
past singular jongde
past participle gejongd
infinitive jongen
gerund jongen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular jong jongde
2nd person sing. (jij) jongt jongde
2nd person sing. (u) jongt jongde
2nd person sing. (gij) jongt jongde
3rd person singular jongt jongde
plural jongen jongden
subjunctive sing.1 jonge jongde
subjunctive plur.1 jongen jongden
imperative sing. jong
imperative plur.1 jongt
participles jongend gejongd
1) Archaic.

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Adjective[edit]

jongen

  1. inflected form of jong