zeven

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Dutch cardinal numbers
 <  6 7 8  > 
    Cardinal : zeven
    Ordinal : zevende

From Middle Dutch sēven, from Old Dutch sivun, sivon, from Proto-Germanic *sebun, from earlier *sebunt, from Proto-Indo-European *septḿ̥, with -t added through influence of "nine" and "ten".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈzeː.və(n)/, /ˈzøː.və(n)/
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  • Hyphenation: ze‧ven
  • Rhymes: -eːvən

Numeral[edit]

zeven

  1. seven
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch sēven. Equivalent to zeef +‎ -en.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈzeː.və(n)/
  • (file)
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ze‧ven
  • Rhymes: -eːvən

Verb[edit]

zeven

  1. to sift, sieve, strain
    Synonyms: ziften, filtreren
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of zeven (weak)
infinitive zeven
past singular zeefde
past participle gezeefd
infinitive zeven
gerund zeven n
present tense past tense
1st person singular zeef zeefde
2nd person sing. (jij) zeeft zeefde
2nd person sing. (u) zeeft zeefde
2nd person sing. (gij) zeeft zeefde
3rd person singular zeeft zeefde
plural zeven zeefden
subjunctive sing.1 zeve zeefde
subjunctive plur.1 zeven zeefden
imperative sing. zeef
imperative plur.1 zeeft
participles zevend gezeefd
1) Archaic.

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈzeː.və(n)/
  • (file)
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ze‧ven
  • Rhymes: -eːvən

Noun[edit]

zeven

  1. Plural form of zeef

Zealandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch sēven, from Old Dutch sivun, sivon, from Proto-Germanic *sebun, from earlier *sebunt, from Proto-Indo-European *septḿ̥, with -t added through influence of "nine" and "ten".

Numeral[edit]

zeven

  1. seven