sluiten

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch sluten, from Old Dutch *slūtan, from Proto-Germanic *slūtaną, *sleutaną (to lock, shut), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)klāw- (nail, hook, pin, key).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

sluiten (past singular sloot, past participle gesloten)

  1. to close

Conjugation[edit]

Inflection of sluiten (strong class 2)
infinitive sluiten
past singular sloot
past participle gesloten
infinitive sluiten
gerund sluiten n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular sluit sloot
2nd person sing. (jij) sluit sloot
2nd person sing. (u) sluit sloot
2nd person sing. (gij) sluit sloot
3rd person singular sluit sloot
plural sluiten sloten
subjunctive sing.1 sluite slote
subjunctive plur.1 sluiten sloten
imperative sing. sluit
imperative plur.1 sluit
participles sluitend gesloten
1) Archaic.

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