knielen

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch knielen, from Old Dutch *kniolon. Cognate Low German knelen ‎(to kneel), English kneel, German dialectal knielen, kneulen, knülen ‎(to kneel).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

knielen ‎(past singular knielde, past participle geknield)

  1. to kneel (stoop down and rest on the knee)

Conjugation[edit]

Inflection of knielen (weak)
infinitive knielen
past singular knielde
past participle geknield
infinitive knielen
gerund knielen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular kniel knielde
2nd person sing. (jij) knielt knielde
2nd person sing. (u) knielt knielde
2nd person sing. (gij) knielt knielde
3rd person singular knielt knielde
plural knielen knielden
subjunctive sing.1 kniele knielde
subjunctive plur.1 knielen knielden
imperative sing. kniel
imperative plur.1 knielt
participles knielend geknield
1) Archaic.

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