lonen

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch lonen. Equivalent to loon +‎ -en.

Verb[edit]

lonen

  1. (intransitive) to be rewarding, to pay, to be profitable
    Misdaad loont niet.
    Crime doesn't pay.
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of lonen (weak)
infinitive lonen
past singular loonde
past participle geloond
infinitive lonen
gerund lonen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular loon loonde
2nd person sing. (jij) loont loonde
2nd person sing. (u) loont loonde
2nd person sing. (gij) loont loonde
3rd person singular loont loonde
plural lonen loonden
subjunctive sing.1 lone loonde
subjunctive plur.1 lonen loonden
imperative sing. loon
imperative plur.1 loont
participles lonend geloond
1) Archaic.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Noun[edit]

lonen

  1. Plural form of loon