verdrinken

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ver- + drinken 'to drink'

Verb[edit]

verdrinken

  1. (intransitive) To drown, perish in liquid
  2. (intransitive, figuratively) To drown, seemingly disappear in a mass
  3. (transitive) To drown, submerge completely in liquid
  4. (transitive, figuratively) To drown (sorrow), hide temporarily by getting drunk

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of verdrinken (strong class 3, prefixed)
infinitive verdrinken
past singular verdronk
past participle verdronken
infinitive verdrinken
gerund verdrinken n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular verdrink verdronk
2nd person sing. (jij) verdrinkt verdronk
2nd person sing. (u) verdrinkt verdronk
2nd person sing. (gij) verdrinkt verdronkt
3rd person singular verdrinkt verdronk
plural verdrinken verdronken
subjunctive sing.1 verdrinke verdronke
subjunctive plur.1 verdrinken verdronken
imperative sing. verdrink
imperative plur.1 verdrinkt
participles verdrinkend verdronken
1) Archaic.

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