werpen

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋɛrpə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: wer‧pen
  • Rhymes: -ɛrpən

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
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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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch werpan

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
Infinitive werpen
3rd sg. past warp
3rd pl. past worpen
Past participle geworpen
Infinitive werpen
In genitive werpens
In dative werpene
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]

  • Dutch: werpen
  • Limburgish: wèrpe

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Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English weorpan, from Proto-West Germanic *werpan, from Proto-Germanic *werpaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈwɛrpən/, /ˈwarpən/, /ˈwurpən/

Verb[edit]

werpen (third-person singular simple present werpeth, present participle werpynge, first-/third-person singular past indicative warp, past participle worpen)

  1. To throw; to fling:
    1. To cast down; to throw off.
    2. To throw into (hell, confinement).
    3. (rare) To throw open (a gate).
    4. (Early Middle English, rare) To sprinkle; to scatter.
  2. (in figurative use) To throw out:
    1. To thrust one's limb, head or hand out.
    2. To drive out; to force away.
    3. To speak; to talk.
    4. To produce (seeds, eggs)
    5. (Early Middle English, rare) To cast a gaze at.
  3. Senses related to weaving:
    1. To weave (interlace thread).
    2. To warp threads; to arrange threads into a warp.
    3. (figuratively) To contrive; to scheme.
  4. To rush or bound out.
  5. (Late Middle English) To warp; to bend.
  6. (rare) To clothe oneself; to dress.
  7. (Early Middle English, rare) To draw lots.
  8. (Late Middle English, rare) To fill up; to stuff.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Weak forms of this verb are not found before the end of the 14th century.

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