wensen

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch wenschen, also wonschen, wunschen in the eastern dialects, from Old Dutch *wunsken, from Proto-Germanic *wunskijaną.

Cognate with German wünschen, West Frisian winskje, English wish, Danish ønske.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

wensen ‎(past singular wenste, past participle gewenst)

  1. to wish

Conjugation[edit]

Inflection of wensen (weak)
infinitive wensen
past singular wenste
past participle gewenst
infinitive wensen
gerund wensen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular wens wenste
2nd person sing. (jij) wenst wenste
2nd person sing. (u) wenst wenste
2nd person sing. (gij) wenst wenste
3rd person singular wenst wenste
plural wensen wensten
subjunctive sing.1 wense wenste
subjunctive plur.1 wensen wensten
imperative sing. wens
imperative plur.1 wenst
participles wensend gewenst
1) Archaic.

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

wensen

  1. Plural form of wens