wenden

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *wenden, from Proto-Germanic *wandijaną. Compare German wenden, English wend, Danish vende.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

wenden (past singular wendde, past participle gewend)

  1. (transitive) to direct oneself, turn
    hij wendde zich tot de overheid - he turned to the authorities
  2. (intransitive) (nautical) to come about
    klaar om te wenden? ree! - ready to come about? hard to lee!

Conjugation[edit]

Inflection of wenden (weak)
infinitive wenden
past singular wendde
past participle gewend
infinitive wenden
gerund wenden n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular wend wendde
2nd person sing. (jij) wendt wendde
2nd person sing. (u) wendt wendde
2nd person sing. (gij) wendt wendde
3rd person singular wendt wendde
plural wenden wendden
subjunctive sing.1 wende wendde
subjunctive plur.1 wenden wendden
imperative sing. wend
imperative plur.1 wendt
participles wendend gewend
1) Archaic.

Verb[edit]

wenden

  1. plural past indicative and subjunctive of wennen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German wenten, from Proto-Germanic *wandijaną. Akin to Dutch wenden, English wend, Danish vende), Gothic 𐍅𐌰𐌽𐌳𐌾𐌰𐌽 (wandjan).

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Verb[edit]

wenden (irregular, third-person singular simple present wendet, past tense wandte or wendete, past participle gewandt or gewendet, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive, only prefixed) to spend (some resource); to devote
  2. (transitive, intransitive or reflexive) to turn, turn around
    sich an jemanden wenden — “to turn to someone”, “to consult someone”

Conjugation[edit]

Regular conjugation
Conjugation with Rückumlaut

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English wendan.

Verb[edit]

wenden (third-person singular simple present wendeth, present participle wendende, simple past and past participle wended)

  1. to travel; to go

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Old English[edit]

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wenden

  1. Present subjunctive plural form of wendan

Zazaki[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: wen‧den

wen +‎ -den.

Verb[edit]

wenden (third-person singular simple present wen)

  1. to read
  2. to study