ontfermen

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch entfarmen, ontfarmen, from Old Dutch *intfarmon, with two prefixes ont- and af attached to Proto-Germanic *armāną (to pity). The word erbarmen derives from the same source, via Old High German and with a different prefix. Related to arm (poor).

Verb[edit]

ontfermen

  1. to take pity

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of ontfermen (weak, prefixed)
infinitive ontfermen
past singular ontfermde
past participle ontfermd
infinitive ontfermen
gerund ontfermen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular ontferm ontfermde
2nd person sing. (jij) ontfermt ontfermde
2nd person sing. (u) ontfermt ontfermde
2nd person sing. (gij) ontfermt ontfermde
3rd person singular ontfermt ontfermde
plural ontfermen ontfermden
subjunctive sing.1 ontferme ontfermde
subjunctive plur.1 ontfermen ontfermden
imperative sing. ontferm
imperative plur.1 ontfermt
participles ontfermend ontfermd
1) Archaic.