steunen

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch stōnen, from Old Dutch *stunōn, *stonōn, from Frankish *stunōn, from Proto-Germanic *stunōną(to groan), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)tenh₂-(to thunder), compare English stun.

Verb[edit]

steunen

  1. (transitive) to support, keep up, back up, assist
  2. (intransitive) to rest, be based or founded on
  3. (intransitive) to moan, groan

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of steunen (weak)
infinitive steunen
past singular steunde
past participle gesteund
infinitive steunen
gerund steunen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular steun steunde
2nd person sing. (jij) steunt steunde
2nd person sing. (u) steunt steunde
2nd person sing. (gij) steunt steunde
3rd person singular steunt steunde
plural steunen steunden
subjunctive sing.1 steune steunde
subjunctive plur.1 steunen steunden
imperative sing. steun
imperative plur.1 steunt
participles steunend gesteund
1) Archaic.

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

steunen

  1. Plural form of steun