ruimen

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈrœy̯mə(n)/
  • Rhymes: -œy̯mən
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch rumen, from Old Dutch *rūmen, from Proto-Germanic *rūmijaną. Derived from the adjective *rūmaz and/or the noun *rūmą, from which Dutch ruim.

Verb[edit]

ruimen

  1. (transitive) to make more spacious
  2. (transitive) to empty, evacuate
  3. (transitive) to put away, tidy up
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of ruimen (weak)
infinitive ruimen
past singular ruimde
past participle geruimd
infinitive ruimen
gerund ruimen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular ruim ruimde
2nd person sing. (jij) ruimt ruimde
2nd person sing. (u) ruimt ruimde
2nd person sing. (gij) ruimt ruimde
3rd person singular ruimt ruimde
plural ruimen ruimden
subjunctive sing.1 ruime ruimde
subjunctive plur.1 ruimen ruimden
imperative sing. ruim
imperative plur.1 ruimt
participles ruimend geruimd
1) Archaic.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun[edit]

ruimen

  1. Plural form of ruim

Anagrams[edit]