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
  2. to seek to, to strive to

Inflection[edit]

Weak
Infinitive soeken
3rd sg. past
3rd pl. past
Past participle
Infinitive soeken
In genitive soekens
In dative soekene
Indicative Present Past
1st singular soeke
2nd singular soecs, soekes
3rd singular soect, soeket
1st plural soeken
2nd plural soect, soeket
3rd plural soeken
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular soeke
2nd singular soecs, soekes
3rd singular soeke
1st plural soeken
2nd plural soect, soeket
3rd plural soeken
Imperative Present
Singular soec, soeke
Plural soect, soeket
Present Past
Participle soekende

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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