vragen

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvraːɣə(n)/
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  • Hyphenation: vra‧gen
  • Rhymes: -aːɣən

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch vrâgen, from Old Dutch frāgon, from Proto-Germanic *frēgōną.

Verb[edit]

vragen

  1. (transitive) to ask a question
    Mag ik u iets vragen?
    May I ask you something?
  2. (transitive) to demand, exact
    Synonyms: eisen, verlangen
  3. (transitive) to require, need
    Synonyms: behoeven, vergen
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of vragen (strong class 6 with weak past participle)
infinitive vragen
past singular vroeg
past participle gevraagd
infinitive vragen
gerund vragen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular vraag vroeg
2nd person sing. (jij) vraagt vroeg
2nd person sing. (u) vraagt vroeg
2nd person sing. (gij) vraagt vroegt
3rd person singular vraagt vroeg
plural vragen vroegen
subjunctive sing.1 vrage vroege
subjunctive plur.1 vragen vroegen
imperative sing. vraag
imperative plur.1 vraagt
participles vragend gevraagd
1) Archaic.
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Descendants[edit]
  • Afrikaans: vra

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun[edit]

vragen

  1. Plural form of vraag

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch frāgon, from Proto-Germanic *frēgōną.

Verb[edit]

vrâgen

  1. to ask
  2. to ask for, to request
  3. to ask a question

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • vraghen (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000

Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929), “vragen”, in Middelniederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN