sporen

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See also: Sporen and спорен

Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

sporen c

  1. definite singular of spore

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈspoːrə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -oːrən

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch sporen. Equivalent to spoor (spur) +‎ -en.

Verb[edit]

sporen

  1. (transitive) to spur
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of sporen (weak)
infinitive sporen
past singular spoorde
past participle gespoord
infinitive sporen
gerund sporen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular spoor spoorde
2nd person sing. (jij) spoort spoorde
2nd person sing. (u) spoort spoorde
2nd person sing. (gij) spoort spoorde
3rd person singular spoort spoorde
plural sporen spoorden
subjunctive sing.1 spore spoorde
subjunctive plur.1 sporen spoorden
imperative sing. spoor
imperative plur.1 spoort
participles sporend gespoord
1) Archaic.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From spoor (track, trail) +‎ -en.

Verb[edit]

sporen

  1. (Netherlands, intransitive) to agree, to align
  2. (Netherlands, intransitive) to be sane
    Die vent spoort niet!That guy is not right in the head!
    En wat blijkt volgens die specialisten? Dat Trump wel degelijk niet helemaal spoort in zijn hoofd.
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)
    [1]
  3. (intransitive) to travel by rail
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of sporen (weak)
infinitive sporen
past singular spoorde
past participle gespoord
infinitive sporen
gerund sporen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular spoor spoorde
2nd person sing. (jij) spoort spoorde
2nd person sing. (u) spoort spoorde
2nd person sing. (gij) spoort spoorde
3rd person singular spoort spoorde
plural sporen spoorden
subjunctive sing.1 spore spoorde
subjunctive plur.1 sporen spoorden
imperative sing. spoor
imperative plur.1 spoort
participles sporend gespoord
1) Archaic.

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun[edit]

sporen

  1. Plural form of spoor

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From spore +‎ -en (infinitival suffix).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈspɔːrən/, /ˈspoːrən/, /ˈspurən/

Verb[edit]

sporen

  1. To spur (prod a horse to haste it)
  2. (rare) To spur (impel, drive, urge)
  3. (rare) To equip spurs.
Conjugation[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • English: spur
  • Scots: spur
References[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old English sporan, from Proto-Germanic *spuraniz; equivalent to spore +‎ -en (plural suffix).

Noun[edit]

sporen

  1. plural of spore

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

sporen m

  1. definite singular of spore

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

sporen m

  1. definite singular of spore