slipen

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *slīpan, from Proto-Germanic *slīpaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

slipen

  1. to sharpen
  2. to grind, to abrade

Inflection[edit]

Strong class 1
Indicative Present Past
1st singular slipe slêep
2nd singular slijps, slipes slēeps, slēpes
3rd singular slijpt, slipet slêep
1st plural slipen slēpen
2nd plural slijpt, slipet slēept, slēpet
3rd plural slipen slēpen
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular slipe slēpe
2nd singular slijps, slipes slēpes
3rd singular slipe slēpe
1st plural slipen slēpen
2nd plural slijpt, slipet slēpet
3rd plural slipen slēpen
Imperative Present
Singular slijp, slipe
Plural slijpt, slipet
Present Past
Participle slipende geslēpen

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • slipen”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • slipen”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929