woekeren

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch woekeren, derived from the noun woeker. Compare German wuchern (to practise usury; to overgrow).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋukərə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: woe‧ke‧ren

Verb[edit]

woekeren

  1. (intransitive) to practise usury
  2. (intransitive, especially of plants) to overgrow
    zulke planten gaan snel woekerenplants like these will quickly start to overgrow

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of woekeren (weak)
infinitive woekeren
past singular woekerde
past participle gewoekerd
infinitive woekeren
gerund woekeren n
present tense past tense
1st person singular woeker woekerde
2nd person sing. (jij) woekert woekerde
2nd person sing. (u) woekert woekerde
2nd person sing. (gij) woekert woekerde
3rd person singular woekert woekerde
plural woekeren woekerden
subjunctive sing.1 woekere woekerde
subjunctive plur.1 woekeren woekerden
imperative sing. woeker
imperative plur.1 woekert
participles woekerend gewoekerd
1) Archaic.

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