varen

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Dutch faran, from Proto-Germanic *faraną. Compare West Frisian farre, German fahren, English fare, Danish fare.

Verb[edit]

varen (past singular voer or vaarde, past participle gevaren)

  1. To sail; to go by boat; to navigate
  2. To ascend or descend
  3. To fare
Conjugation[edit]

According to the official "Groene Boekje" (the legal spelling standard for Dutch), the past tense for most senses is strong. Only the sense “to fare” has a weak past tense form.

(most senses): Strong conjugation.

Inflection of varen (strong class 6)
infinitive varen
past singular voer
past participle gevaren
infinitive varen
gerund varen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular vaar voer
2nd person sing. (jij) vaart voer
2nd person sing. (u) vaart voer
2nd person sing. (gij) vaart voert
3rd person singular vaart voer
plural varen voeren
subjunctive sing.1 vare voere
subjunctive plur.1 varen voeren
imperative sing. vaar
imperative plur.1 vaart
participles varend gevaren
1) Archaic.

(to fare): Mixed conjugation.

Inflection of varen (weak with strong past participle)
infinitive varen
past singular vaarde
past participle gevaren
infinitive varen
gerund varen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular vaar vaarde
2nd person sing. (jij) vaart vaarde
2nd person sing. (u) vaart vaarde
2nd person sing. (gij) vaart vaarde
3rd person singular vaart vaarde
plural varen vaarden
subjunctive sing.1 vare vaarde
subjunctive plur.1 varen vaarden
imperative sing. vaar
imperative plur.1 vaart
participles varend gevaren
1) Archaic.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Dutch *farn, from Proto-Germanic *farną.

Noun[edit]

varen f (plural varens, diminutive varentje n)

  1. fern

Anagrams[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

varen m, f

  1. definite masculine singular of vare

Slovene[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

váren (comparative várnejši, superlative nàjvárnejši)

  1. safe (not in danger)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

varen

  1. Third-person plural (ellos, ellas, also used with ustedes?) present subjunctive form of varar.
  2. (used formally in Spain) Second-person plural (ustedes) imperative form of varar.
  3. (used formally in Spain) Second-person plural present subjunctive form of varar.

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

varen

  1. definite singular of var
  2. definite plural of var

Verb[edit]

varen

  1. Obsolete plural form of var, imperative of vara. 2nd person only
    Varen fruktsamma och föröken eder, och uppfyllen jorden.
    Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth. (Genesis 9:1)
    Varen icke förskräckta
    Fear not (Luke 2:10)