vinden

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

vinden c

  1. definite singular of vind
  2. definite singular of vinde

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch vinden, from Old Dutch findan, from Proto-West Germanic *finþan, from Proto-Germanic *finþaną, from Proto-Indo-European *pent- (to go, pass; path, bridge).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvɪndə(n)/
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  • Hyphenation: vin‧den
  • Rhymes: -ɪndən

Verb[edit]

vinden

  1. (transitive) to find (after searching)
    Gevonden!Found (it)!
    Ik zal je vinden.I'll find you.
  2. (transitive) to find, to come across
    Plots vond ik een pen.All of a sudden I found a pen.
    • 2021, Huber M., van den Brekel-Dijkstra K., Jung H.P., “Inleiding”, in Handboek Positieve Gezondheid in de huisartspraktijk, DOI:10.1007/978-90-368-2653-2_1:
      De anderhalvemetereconomie zorgt ervoor dat huisartsen- en ziekenhuiszorg zo georganiseerd moeten worden dat patiënten, letterlijk en figuurlijk, waar dat kan zo veel mogelijk ob afstand worden gehouden tot er een vaccin gevonden is en dat breed wordt toegepast.
      The one-and-a-half-meter economy means that general practitioners and hospitals must be organized so that, literally and figuratively, patients are distanced as much as possible until a vaccine is available and has been widely distributed.
  3. (transitive, copulative) to find, to think, to feel, to be of opinion
    Ze vinden de film walgelijk.They find the film disgusting.

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of vinden (strong class 3a)
infinitive vinden
past singular vond
past participle gevonden
infinitive vinden
gerund vinden n
present tense past tense
1st person singular vind vond
2nd person sing. (jij) vindt vond
2nd person sing. (u) vindt vond
2nd person sing. (gij) vindt vondt
3rd person singular vindt vond
plural vinden vonden
subjunctive sing.1 vinde vonde
subjunctive plur.1 vinden vonden
imperative sing. vind
imperative plur.1 vindt
participles vindend gevonden
1) Archaic.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: vind
  • Berbice Creole Dutch: fende
  • Jersey Dutch: vände
  • Negerhollands: vind, fin
  • Skepi Creole Dutch: fint, fent
  • ? Sranan Tongo: feni

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch findan.

Verb[edit]

vinden

  1. to find (after searching)
  2. to find, to come across, to encounter
  3. to discover
  4. to judge, to deem
  5. to think of, to come up with

Inflection[edit]

Strong class 3
Infinitive vinden
3rd sg. past vant
3rd pl. past vonden
Past participle gevonden
Infinitive vinden
In genitive vindens
In dative vindene
Indicative Present Past
1st singular vinde vant
2nd singular vints, vindes vonts, vondes
3rd singular vint, vindet vant
1st plural vinden vonden
2nd plural vint, vindet vont, vondet
3rd plural vinden vonden
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular vinde vonde
2nd singular vints, vindes vondes
3rd singular vinde vonde
1st plural vinden vonden
2nd plural vint, vindet vondet
3rd plural vinden vonden
Imperative Present
Singular vint, vinde
Plural vint, vindet
Present Past
Participle vindende gevonden

Descendants[edit]

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Middle High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German findan.

Verb[edit]

vinden

  1. to find

Conjugation[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

vinden m

  1. definite singular of vind

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

vinden m

  1. definite singular of vind

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

vinden

  1. definite singular of vind.