wringen

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch wringen, from Old Dutch *wringan, from Proto-Germanic *wringaną.

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wringen ‎(past singular wrong, past participle gewrongen)

  1. to wring
    kleren wringen -- wring clothes
  2. to twist
    iemand's arm wringen -- twist someone's arm
  3. to wrest
    iemand iets uit de handen wringen -- wrest from someone's hands
  4. to wriggle, to squirm, to writhe
    zich in allerlei bochten wringen -- wringle

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Inflection of wringen (strong class 3)
infinitive wringen
past singular wrong
past participle gewrongen
infinitive wringen
gerund wringen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular wring wrong
2nd person sing. (jij) wringt wrong
2nd person sing. (u) wringt wrong
2nd person sing. (gij) wringt wrongt
3rd person singular wringt wrong
plural wringen wrongen
subjunctive sing.1 wringe wronge
subjunctive plur.1 wringen wrongen
imperative sing. wring
imperative plur.1 wringt
participles wringend gewrongen
1) Archaic.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Low German, from Middle Low German, from Old Saxon wringan, from Proto-Germanic *wringaną. German cognates include ringen, renken and würgen. Compare also Low German wringen, Dutch wringen, English wring.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vʁɪŋən/, [vʁɪŋən], [vʁɪŋŋ̩]
  • Rhymes: -ɪŋən

Verb[edit]

wringen ‎(class 3 strong, third-person singular simple present wringt, past tense wrang, past participle gewrungen, past subjunctive wränge, auxiliary haben)

  1. to wring (clothes)

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *wringan, from Proto-Germanic *wringaną.

Verb[edit]

wringen

  1. (transitive) to wring
  2. (transitive) to wrest
  3. (transitive) to twist
  4. (intransitive) to wrestle, to struggle

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