slapen

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch slâpen, from Old Dutch *slāpan, from Proto-Germanic *slēpaną.

Verb[edit]

slapen

  1. to sleep

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of slapen (strong class 7)
infinitive slapen
past singular sliep
past participle geslapen
infinitive slapen
gerund slapen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular slaap sliep
2nd person sing. (jij) slaapt sliep
2nd person sing. (u) slaapt sliep
2nd person sing. (gij) slaapt sliept
3rd person singular slaapt sliep
plural slapen sliepen
subjunctive sing.1 slape sliepe
subjunctive plur.1 slapen sliepen
imperative sing. slaap
imperative plur.1 slaapt
participles slapend geslapen
1) Archaic.

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Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German slāpen, from Old Saxon slapan, from Proto-Germanic *slēpaną. Cognate with Dutch slapen, German schlafen, West Frisian sliepe, English sleep. More at sleep.

Verb[edit]

slapen (past singular sleep, past participle slapen, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. (Low Saxon) to sleep

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *slāpan, from Proto-Germanic *slēpaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

slâpen

  1. to sleep

Inflection[edit]

Strong class 7
Indicative Present Past
1st singular slâpe sliep
2nd singular slâeps, slâpes slieps, sliepes
3rd singular slâept, slâpet sliep
1st plural slâpen sliepen
2nd plural slâept, slâpet sliept, sliepet
3rd plural slâpen sliepen
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular slâpe sliepe
2nd singular slâeps, slâpes sliepes
3rd singular slâpe sliepe
1st plural slâpen sliepen
2nd plural slâept, slâpet sliepet
3rd plural slâpen sliepen
Imperative Present
Singular slâep, slâpe
Plural slâept, slâpet
Present Past
Participle slâpende geslâpen

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Further reading[edit]

  • slapen (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • slapen”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929