spieden

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier spien, from Middle Dutch spien, from Old Dutch *spion, from Proto-Germanic *spehōną. The -d- was inserted by back-forming the present from the weak past spiede.

Verb[edit]

spieden

  1. (transitive, rare) to watch, to observe
  2. (transitive, rare) to spy on

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of spieden (weak)
infinitive spieden
past singular spiedde
past participle gespied
infinitive spieden
gerund spieden n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular spied spiedde
2nd person sing. (jij) spiedt spiedde
2nd person sing. (u) spiedt spiedde
2nd person sing. (gij) spiedt spiedde
3rd person singular spiedt spiedde
plural spieden spiedden
subjunctive sing.1 spiede spiedde
subjunctive plur.1 spieden spiedden
imperative sing. spied
imperative plur.1 spiedt
participles spiedend gespied
1) Archaic.

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