vergeven

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vərˈɣeː.və(n)/, /vɛrˈɣeː.və(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ver‧ge‧ven
  • Rhymes: -eːvən

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch vergēven, from Old Dutch *fargevan, from Proto-Germanic *fragebaną.

Verb[edit]

vergeven

  1. (transitive) to forgive
  2. (transitive, obsolete) to harm through poison
    Synonym: vergiftigen
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of vergeven (strong class 5, prefixed)
infinitive vergeven
past singular vergaf
past participle vergeven
infinitive vergeven
gerund vergeven n
present tense past tense
1st person singular vergeef vergaf
2nd person sing. (jij) vergeeft vergaf
2nd person sing. (u) vergeeft vergaf
2nd person sing. (gij) vergeeft vergaaft
3rd person singular vergeeft vergaf
plural vergeven vergaven
subjunctive sing.1 vergeve vergave
subjunctive plur.1 vergeven vergaven
imperative sing. vergeef
imperative plur.1 vergeeft
participles vergevend vergeven
1) Archaic.

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of vergeven
uninflected vergeven
inflected vergeven
positive
predicative/adverbial vergeven
indefinite m./f. sing. vergeven
n. sing. vergeven
plural vergeven
definite vergeven
partitive vergevens

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: vergewe

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Adjective[edit]

vergeven (not comparable)

  1. overrun, crawling
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of vergeven
uninflected vergeven
inflected vergeven
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial vergeven
indefinite m./f. sing. vergeven
n. sing. vergeven
plural vergeven
definite vergeven
partitive

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Participle[edit]

vergeven

  1. past participle of vergeven

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *fargevan, from Proto-Germanic *fragebaną. Equivalent to ver- +‎ gēven.

Verb[edit]

vergēven

  1. to forgive
  2. to poison

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Participle[edit]

vergēven

  1. past participle of vergēven

Further reading[edit]