wuiven

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier weiven, from Middle Dutch weiven, from Old Dutch *weiven, from Proto-Germanic *waibijaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

wuiven

  1. (intransitive) to wave
  2. (intransitive) to beckon

Inflection[edit]

Sometimes the verb is conjugated as a class 2 strong verb (woof - gewoven) as a result of analogy. This is generally considered non-standard.

Inflection of wuiven (weak)
infinitive wuiven
past singular wuifde
past participle gewuifd
infinitive wuiven
gerund wuiven n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular wuif wuifde
2nd person sing. (jij) wuift wuifde
2nd person sing. (u) wuift wuifde
2nd person sing. (gij) wuift wuifde
3rd person singular wuift wuifde
plural wuiven wuifden
subjunctive sing.1 wuive wuifde
subjunctive plur.1 wuiven wuifden
imperative sing. wuif
imperative plur.1 wuift
participles wuivend gewuifd
1) Archaic.