slapen

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch slapen, from Old Dutch *slāpan, from Proto-Germanic *slēpaną, from Proto-Indo-European *slab-, *slap- ‎(to be weak, limp, languid) (from which also slap). Cognate with Low German slapen ‎(to sleep), West Frisian sliepe, German schlafen, English sleep. More at sleep.

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slapen ‎(past singular sliep, past participle geslapen)

  1. to sleep

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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.

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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.

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slapen

  1. to sleep

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