vechten

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch vechten, from Old Dutch fehtan, from Proto-Germanic *fehtaną, from Proto-Indo-European *peḱ-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

vechten

  1. (intransitive) to fight

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of vechten (strong class 3)
infinitive vechten
past singular vocht
past participle gevochten
infinitive vechten
gerund vechten n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular vecht vocht
2nd person sing. (jij) vecht vocht
2nd person sing. (u) vecht vocht
2nd person sing. (gij) vecht vocht
3rd person singular vecht vocht
plural vechten vochten
subjunctive sing.1 vechte vochte
subjunctive plur.1 vechten vochten
imperative sing. vecht
imperative plur.1 vecht
participles vechtend gevochten
1) Archaic.

Derived terms[edit]


Low German[edit]

Verb[edit]

vechten

  1. Alternative spelling of fechten

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch fehtan, from Proto-Germanic *fehtaną, from Proto-Indo-European *peḱ-.

Verb[edit]

vechten

  1. to fight
  2. to battle

Inflection[edit]

Strong class 3
Infinitive vechten
3rd sg. past vacht
3rd pl. past vochten
Past participle gevochten
Infinitive vechten
In genitive vechtens
In dative vechtene
Indicative Present Past
1st singular vechte vacht
2nd singular vechts, vechtes vochts, vochtes
3rd singular vecht, vechtet vacht
1st plural vechten vochten
2nd plural vecht, vechtet vocht, vochtet
3rd plural vechten vochten
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular vechte vochte
2nd singular vechts, vechtes vochtes
3rd singular vechte vochte
1st plural vechten vochten
2nd plural vecht, vechtet vochtet
3rd plural vechten vochten
Imperative Present
Singular vecht, vechte
Plural vecht, vechtet
Present Past
Participle vechtende gevochten

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • vechten (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • vechten”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Middle Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon fehtan (to fight), from Proto-Germanic *fehtaną. Cognate with English fight, Dutch vechten and German fechten.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

vechten

  1. to fight