schijnen

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch schinen, from Old Dutch skīnan, from Proto-Germanic *skīnaną. Compare Low German schienen, German scheinen, West Frisian skine, skyne, English shine, Danish skinne.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

schijnen (past singular scheen, past participle geschenen)

  1. To shine
    De zon schijnt - The sun is shining
  2. (copulative) To appear, to seem
    Het schijnt dat ze verhuisd is - It seems she's moved

Conjugation[edit]

Inflection of schijnen (strong class 1)
infinitive schijnen
past singular scheen
past participle geschenen
infinitive schijnen
gerund schijnen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular schijn scheen
2nd person sing. (jij) schijnt scheen
2nd person sing. (u) schijnt scheen
2nd person sing. (gij) schijnt scheent
3rd person singular schijnt scheen
plural schijnen schenen
subjunctive sing.1 schijne schene
subjunctive plur.1 schijnen schenen
imperative sing. schijn
imperative plur.1 schijnt
participles schijnend geschenen
1) Archaic.

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