kerven

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch kerven, from Old Dutch *kervan, from Proto-Germanic *kerbaną.

Verb[edit]

kerven

  1. (intransitive) To cut, gouge out
  2. (transitive) To carve (out); (cut a) notch

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of kerven (weak)
infinitive kerven
past singular kerfde
past participle gekerfd
infinitive kerven
gerund kerven n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular kerf kerfde
2nd person sing. (jij) kerft kerfde
2nd person sing. (u) kerft kerfde
2nd person sing. (gij) kerft kerfde
3rd person singular kerft kerfde
plural kerven kerfden
subjunctive sing.1 kerve kerfde
subjunctive plur.1 kerven kerfden
imperative sing. kerf
imperative plur.1 kerft
participles kervend gekerfd
1) Archaic.
Inflection of kerven (strong class 3)
infinitive kerven
past singular korf
past participle gekorven
infinitive kerven
gerund kerven n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular kerf korf
2nd person sing. (jij) kerft korf
2nd person sing. (u) kerft korf
2nd person sing. (gij) kerft korft
3rd person singular kerft korf
plural kerven korven
subjunctive sing.1 kerve korve
subjunctive plur.1 kerven korven
imperative sing. kerf
imperative plur.1 kerft
participles kervend gekorven
1) Archaic.

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

kerven

  1. Plural form of kerf

Anagrams[edit]


Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *kervan, from Proto-Germanic *kerbaną.

Verb[edit]

kerven

  1. to carve, to cut out
  2. to cut through, to cut into pieces
  3. to destroy, to break

Inflection[edit]

Strong class 3
Indicative Present Past
1st singular kerve karf
2nd singular kerfs, kerves korfs, korves
3rd singular kerft, kervet karf
1st plural kerven korven
2nd plural kerft, kervet korft, korvet
3rd plural kerven korven
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular kerve korve
2nd singular kerfs, kerves korves
3rd singular kerve korve
1st plural kerven korven
2nd plural kerft, kervet korvet
3rd plural kerven korven
Imperative Present
Singular kerf, kerve
Plural kerft, kervet
Present Past
Participle kervende gekorven

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • kerven”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929