verstenen

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Dutch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vərˈsteːnə(n)/, /vɛrˈsteːnə(n)/
  • Hyphenation: ver‧ste‧nen
  • Rhymes: -eːnən

Etymology 1[edit]

Some versteend (petrified) material

From Middle Dutch verstênen. Equivalent to steen +‎ ver- -en.

Verb[edit]

verstenen

  1. (transitive) to petrify, turn (something) into rock
  2. (by extension) to harden, make insensitive
  3. (intransitive) to be petrified, turned into rock
  4. (by extension) to be hardened, to become rigid, implacable
  5. (transitive) to equip, fit (a mill) with a(nother) millstone
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of verstenen (weak, prefixed)
infinitive verstenen
past singular versteende
past participle versteend
infinitive verstenen
gerund verstenen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular versteen versteende
2nd person sing. (jij) versteent versteende
2nd person sing. (u) versteent versteende
2nd person sing. (gij) versteent versteende
3rd person singular versteent versteende
plural verstenen versteenden
subjunctive sing.1 verstene versteende
subjunctive plur.1 verstenen versteenden
imperative sing. versteen
imperative plur.1 versteent
participles verstenend versteend
1) Archaic.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From ver- +‎ stenen (to moan, complain).

Verb[edit]

verstenen

  1. (intransitive) To moan, complain
  2. (transitive) To bemoan, regret
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of verstenen (weak, prefixed)
infinitive verstenen
past singular versteende
past participle versteend
infinitive verstenen
gerund verstenen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular versteen versteende
2nd person sing. (jij) versteent versteende
2nd person sing. (u) versteent versteende
2nd person sing. (gij) versteent versteende
3rd person singular versteent versteende
plural verstenen versteenden
subjunctive sing.1 verstene versteende
subjunctive plur.1 verstenen versteenden
imperative sing. versteen
imperative plur.1 versteent
participles verstenend versteend
1) Archaic.