smerten

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

smerten

  1. definite singular of smerte

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *smertan, from Proto-Germanic *smertaną.

Verb[edit]

smerten

  1. (intransitive) to hurt, to smart

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

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Further reading[edit]

  • smarten (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English smeortan, from Proto-Germanic *smertaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

smerten

  1. To smart, injure, cause pain
  2. To smart, hurt, be injured
  3. To suffer (the consequences)

Usage notes[edit]

While this verb was originally a Class III strong verb, weak forms started to become prevalent in the Middle English period.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

smerten m

  1. definite singular of smerte