vergeten

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vərˈɣeːtə(n)/, /vɛrˈɣeːtə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ver‧ge‧ten
  • Rhymes: -eːtən

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch vergēten, from Old Dutch fargetan, from Proto-West Germanic *fragetan.

Verb[edit]

vergeten

  1. to forget (lose remembrance of)
    Ik ben zijn naam vergeten.
    I’ve forgotten his name.
  2. to forget (fail to do)
    Ik vergat de deur op slot te doen.
    I forgot to lock the door.
  3. to leave (fail to take)
    Ik heb mijn sleutel thuis vergeten.
    I’ve left my key at home.
Usage notes[edit]
  • The perfect tenses of vergeten are predominantly construed with zijn for all senses, but the construction with hebben is equally common in the sense “fail to take”. It is also somewhat common in the sense “fail to do”, but quite rare in the sense “lose memory of”.
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of vergeten (strong class 5, prefixed)
infinitive vergeten
past singular vergat
past participle vergeten
infinitive vergeten
gerund vergeten n
present tense past tense
1st person singular vergeet vergat
2nd person sing. (jij) vergeet vergat
2nd person sing. (u) vergeet vergat
2nd person sing. (gij) vergeet vergat
3rd person singular vergeet vergat
plural vergeten vergaten
subjunctive sing.1 vergete vergate
subjunctive plur.1 vergeten vergaten
imperative sing. vergeet
imperative plur.1 vergeet
participles vergetend vergeten
1) Archaic.
Descendants[edit]
  • Afrikaans: vergeet

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Participle[edit]

vergeten

  1. past participle of vergeten
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of vergeten
uninflected vergeten
inflected vergeten
positive
predicative/adverbial vergeten
indefinite m./f. sing. vergeten
n. sing. vergeten
plural vergeten
definite vergeten
partitive vergetens

Anagrams[edit]


Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German vorgēten, from Old Saxon fargetan, from Proto-West Germanic *fragetan.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fərˈɡeːtən/, /fərˈɡɛːtən/

Verb[edit]

vergeten (past vergeet, past participle vergeten, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. to forget
  2. to overlook

Conjugation[edit]


Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch fargetan, from Proto-West Germanic *fragetan.

Verb[edit]

vergēten

  1. to forget

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]