loeren

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch luren ‎(to look sharp). Compare English lour, English lurk.

Verb[edit]

loeren

  1. To lurk, spy
    Het roofdier ligt op de loer - The predator is lurking
  2. To be on on the look-out for
    Hij loert op die ene kans - He is waiting for that one opportunity

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of loeren (weak)
infinitive loeren
past singular loerde
past participle geloerd
infinitive loeren
gerund loeren n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular loer loerde
2nd person sing. (jij) loert loerde
2nd person sing. (u) loert loerde
2nd person sing. (gij) loert loerde
3rd person singular loert loerde
plural loeren loerden
subjunctive sing.1 loere loerde
subjunctive plur.1 loeren loerden
imperative sing. loer
imperative plur.1 loert
participles loerend geloerd
1) Archaic.

Noun[edit]

loeren

  1. Plural form of loer