toveren

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch tôveren, from Old Dutch *tōvaron, from Proto-Germanic *taubrōną. Equivalent to tover +‎ -en.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtoːvərə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: to‧ve‧ren

Verb[edit]

toveren

  1. (intransitive) to perform magic
  2. (intransitive, figuratively) to do amazing things
    Hij kan toveren: met het kleinste budget behaalt hij de beste resultaten.
    He can perform magic: with the lesser budget he gets the best results.

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of toveren (weak)
infinitive toveren
past singular toverde
past participle getoverd
infinitive toveren
gerund toveren n
present tense past tense
1st person singular tover toverde
2nd person sing. (jij) tovert toverde
2nd person sing. (u) tovert toverde
2nd person sing. (gij) tovert toverde
3rd person singular tovert toverde
plural toveren toverden
subjunctive sing.1 tovere toverde
subjunctive plur.1 toveren toverden
imperative sing. tover
imperative plur.1 tovert
participles toverend getoverd
1) Archaic.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: toor

Anagrams[edit]


Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *tōvaron, from Proto-Germanic *taubrōną. Equivalent to tôver +‎ -en.

Verb[edit]

tôveren

  1. to perform magic

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • “toveren (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek[1], 2000
  • Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J., “toveren”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek[2], The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, 1885–1929, →ISBN