werpen

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch werpen, from Old Dutch werpan, from Proto-Germanic *werpaną.

Verb[edit]

werpen

  1. (transitive) to throw
  2. (transitive, of animals) to give birth

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of werpen (strong class 3+7)
infinitive werpen
past singular wierp
past participle geworpen
infinitive werpen
gerund werpen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular werp wierp
2nd person sing. (jij) werpt wierp
2nd person sing. (u) werpt wierp
2nd person sing. (gij) werpt wierpt
3rd person singular werpt wierp
plural werpen wierpen
subjunctive sing.1 werpe wierpe
subjunctive plur.1 werpen wierpen
imperative sing. werp
imperative plur.1 werpt
participles werpend geworpen
1) Archaic.

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Derived terms[edit]


Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch werpan, from Proto-Germanic *werpaną.

Verb[edit]

werpen

  1. to throw
  2. to cast off, to lose
  3. to give birth (of animals)
  4. to damage, to hurt by throwing something (such as stones)
  5. to stone, to kill by throwing something (such as stones)

Inflection[edit]

Strong class 3
Indicative Present Past
1st singular werpe warp
2nd singular werps, werpes worps, worpes
3rd singular werpt, werpet warp
1st plural werpen worpen
2nd plural werpt, werpet worpt, worpet
3rd plural werpen worpen
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular werpe worpe
2nd singular werps, werpes worpes
3rd singular werpe worpe
1st plural werpen worpen
2nd plural werpt, werpet worpet
3rd plural werpen worpen
Imperative Present
Singular werp, werpe
Plural werpt, werpet
Present Past
Participle werpende geworpen

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • werpen (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • werpen (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929