wriven

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *wrīvan, from Proto-Germanic *wrībaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

wriven

  1. (transitive) to rub

Inflection[edit]

Strong class 1
Indicative Present Past
1st singular wrive wrêef
2nd singular wrijfs, wrives wrēefs, wrēves
3rd singular wrijft, wrivet wrêef
1st plural wriven wrēven
2nd plural wrijft, wrivet wrēeft, wrēvet
3rd plural wriven wrēven
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular wrive wrēve
2nd singular wrijfs, wrives wrēves
3rd singular wrive wrēve
1st plural wriven wrēven
2nd plural wrijft, wrivet wrēvet
3rd plural wriven wrēven
Imperative Present
Singular wrijf, wrive
Plural wrijft, wrivet
Present Past
Participle wrivende gewrēven

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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