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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch erselen, arselen (to step back, to retreat), frequentative of ersen, from aers (buttocks) (modern aars). Compare English arsle.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈaːrzələ(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: aar‧ze‧len

VerbEdit

aarzelen

  1. (intransitive) to hesitate

InflectionEdit

Inflection of aarzelen (weak)
infinitive aarzelen
past singular aarzelde
past participle geaarzeld
infinitive aarzelen
gerund aarzelen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular aarzel aarzelde
2nd person sing. (jij) aarzelt aarzelde
2nd person sing. (u) aarzelt aarzelde
2nd person sing. (gij) aarzelt aarzelde
3rd person singular aarzelt aarzelde
plural aarzelen aarzelden
subjunctive sing.1 aarzele aarzelde
subjunctive plur.1 aarzelen aarzelden
imperative sing. aarzel
imperative plur.1 aarzelt
participles aarzelend geaarzeld
1) Archaic.

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