soeken

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch suoken, from Proto-Germanic *sōkijaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

soeken

  1. to seek, to look for

Inflection[edit]

Weak
Indicative Present Past
1st singular soeke sochte
2nd singular soecs, soekes sochtes
3rd singular soect, soeket sochte
1st plural soeken sochten
2nd plural soect, soeket sochtet
3rd plural soeken sochten
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular soeke sochte
2nd singular soecs, soekes sochtes
3rd singular soeke sochte
1st plural soeken sochten
2nd plural soect, soeket sochtet
3rd plural soeken sochten
Imperative Present
Singular soeke
Plural soect, soeket
Present Past
Participle soekende gesocht

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • soeken (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • soeken (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929