steken

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch steken, from Old Dutch *stekan, from Proto-Germanic *stikaną, originally a class 1 strong verb.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

steken ‎(past singular stak, past participle gestoken)

  1. to prick, sting
  2. to stab, thrust (with a sharp instrument such as a dagger)
  3. to insert, put in
    Ik hoorde hoe een sleutel in het slot werd gestoken. - I heard a key being inserted into the keyhole.

Conjugation[edit]

Inflection of steken (strong class 4)
infinitive steken
past singular stak
past participle gestoken
infinitive steken
gerund steken n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular steek stak
2nd person sing. (jij) steekt stak
2nd person sing. (u) steekt stak
2nd person sing. (gij) steekt staakt
3rd person singular steekt stak
plural steken staken
subjunctive sing.1 steke stake
subjunctive plur.1 steken staken
imperative sing. steek
imperative plur.1 steekt
participles stekend gestoken
1) Archaic.

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Noun[edit]

steken

  1. Plural form of steek

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Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon stekan, from Proto-Germanic *stikaną.

Verb[edit]

steken ‎(past steek or stook, past participle steken or staken, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. (transitive) to stick (someone or something); to poke
  2. (transitive or intransitive) to sting; to bite; to prick
  3. (transitive) to stab
  4. (transitive) to cut; to chop
  5. (transitive, of the sun) to burn
  6. (transitive, card games) to take; to trump; to capture

Conjugation[edit]

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *stekan, from Proto-Germanic *stikaną, originally a class 1 strong verb.

Verb[edit]

steken

  1. to prick, sting
  2. to stab, thrust (with a sharp instrument such as a dagger)
  3. to stick, to push (into something)
  4. to drive off, to chase away
  5. to light (fire)
  6. to place, to position, to bring

Inflection[edit]

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

steken

  1. definite singular of stek
  2. definite plural of stek