kwetsen

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch quetsen, from Old Dutch quezzon, of uncertain origin but compare German quetschen. Early influence or even borrowing of the Old Dutch term from Old French quasser has been proposed.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkʋɛtsə(n)/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

kwetsen

  1. (archaic) to hurt
  2. (dated, dialectal) to wound, to injure
  3. to offend, to insult

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of kwetsen (weak)
infinitive kwetsen
past singular kwetste
past participle gekwetst
infinitive kwetsen
gerund kwetsen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular kwets kwetste
2nd person sing. (jij) kwetst kwetste
2nd person sing. (u) kwetst kwetste
2nd person sing. (gij) kwetst kwetste
3rd person singular kwetst kwetste
plural kwetsen kwetsten
subjunctive sing.1 kwetse kwetste
subjunctive plur.1 kwetsen kwetsten
imperative sing. kwets
imperative plur.1 kwetst
participles kwetsend gekwetst
1) Archaic.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Negerhollands: quets