vernederen

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From ver- + neder ‎(down) + -en

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vernederen ‎(past singular vernederde, past participle vernederd)

  1. (transitive) To humiliate, humble
  2. (reflexive use: zich vernederen) To stoop to, humble/humiliate oneself
    Hij vernederde zich door op blote knieën starf en vergiffenis te vragen
    He humbled himself by begging on naked knees for punshment and forgiveness

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Inflection of vernederen (weak, prefixed)
infinitive vernederen
past singular vernederde
past participle vernederd
infinitive vernederen
gerund vernederen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular verneder vernederde
2nd person sing. (jij) vernedert vernederde
2nd person sing. (u) vernedert vernederde
2nd person sing. (gij) vernedert vernederde
3rd person singular vernedert vernederde
plural vernederen vernederden
subjunctive sing.1 vernedere vernederde
subjunctive plur.1 vernederen vernederden
imperative sing. verneder
imperative plur.1 vernedert
participles vernederend vernederd
1) Archaic.