kerven

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*gerbʰ-

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

kerven ‎(past singular kerfde or korf, past participle gekerfd or gekorven)

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

Conjugation[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]

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