schuwen

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch schuwen, from Old Dutch skuwen, from Proto-Germanic *skiuhijaną.

Verb[edit]

schuwen

  1. (transitive) to shun, eschew

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of schuwen (weak)
infinitive schuwen
past singular schuwde
past participle geschuwd
infinitive schuwen
gerund schuwen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular schuw schuwde
2nd person sing. (jij) schuwt schuwde
2nd person sing. (u) schuwt schuwde
2nd person sing. (gij) schuwt schuwde
3rd person singular schuwt schuwde
plural schuwen schuwden
subjunctive sing.1 schuwe schuwde
subjunctive plur.1 schuwen schuwden
imperative sing. schuw
imperative plur.1 schuwt
participles schuwend geschuwd
1) Archaic.

Derived terms[edit]


Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch skuwen, from Proto-Germanic *skiuhijaną.

Verb[edit]

schuwen

  1. to be afraid (of)
  2. to shy away from, to avoid

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • scuwen (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • schuwen (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929