wonen

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch wōnen, from Old Dutch wonon, from Proto-Germanic *wunjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *wenh₁- (to wish, love).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

wonen

  1. (intransitive) to live (in a certain place)

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of wonen (weak)
infinitive wonen
past singular woonde
past participle gewoond
infinitive wonen
gerund wonen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular woon woonde
2nd person sing. (jij) woont woonde
2nd person sing. (u) woont woonde
2nd person sing. (gij) woont woonde
3rd person singular woont woonde
plural wonen woonden
subjunctive sing.1 wone woonde
subjunctive plur.1 wonen woonden
imperative sing. woon
imperative plur.1 woont
participles wonend gewoond
1) Archaic.

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch wonon, from Proto-Germanic *wunjaną.

Verb[edit]

wōnen

  1. to live, to have a home
  2. to remain, to dwell

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

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Further reading[edit]

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

Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English wunian (to dwell, be accustomed to)

Verb[edit]

wonen (third-person singular simple present woneth, present participle wonende, simple past and past participle woned)

  1. to abide, to dwell

Descendants[edit]