sluten

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *slūtan, from Proto-Germanic *slūtaną, *sleutaną.

Verb[edit]

sluten

  1. to close, to shut
  2. to close off
  3. to lock up
  4. to establish, to confirm
  5. to end, to put an end to

Inflection[edit]

Strong class 2
Infinitive sluten
3rd sg. past slôot
3rd pl. past slōten
Past participle geslōten
Infinitive sluten
In genitive slutens
In dative slutene
Indicative Present Past
1st singular slute slôot
2nd singular sluuts, slutes slōots, slōtes
3rd singular sluut, slutet slôot
1st plural sluten slōten
2nd plural sluut, slutet slōot, slōtet
3rd plural sluten slōten
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular slute slōte
2nd singular sluuts, slutes slōtes
3rd singular slute slōte
1st plural sluten slōten
2nd plural sluut, slutet slōtet
3rd plural sluten slōten
Imperative Present
Singular sluut, slute
Plural sluut, slutet
Present Past
Participle slutende geslōten

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

past participle of sluta.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sluten

  1. closed (not open)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of sluten
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular sluten
Neuter singular slutet
Plural slutna
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 slutne
All slutna
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

Noun[edit]

sluten

  1. definite plural of slut