AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch doen.

VerbEdit

doen (present doen, present participle doenende, past participle gedoen or gedoet)

  1. to do

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch doen, from Old Dutch duon, from Proto-Germanic *dōną, from Proto-Indo-European *deh₃-. Compare Low German doon, West Frisian dwaan, English do, German tun.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

doen (past singular deed, past participle gedaan)

  1. to do
  2. to put
    Doe dat daar maar in.
    Just put it in there.
  3. (auxiliary) to cause to, to make; forms causative verbs

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

doen n (uncountable)

  1. routine
    De mensen zijn uit hun doen, maar schikken zich wel. — The people are outside of their routine, but do accomodate themselves.

DescendantsEdit


LuxembourgishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German duon, a northern variety of tuon, from Proto-Germanic *dōną.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

doen (past participle gedoen, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. to do
  2. to make, to cause

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit


Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch duon, from Proto-Germanic *dōną.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

doen

  1. to do

ConjugationEdit

DescendantsEdit


NorwegianEdit

NounEdit

doen

  1. Definite singular of do
Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 18:32