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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from German begeistern, surface analysis be- +‎ geest +‎ -eren.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bəˈɣeːs.tə.rə(n)/, /bəˈɣeː.stə.rə(n)/
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  • Hyphenation: be‧gees‧te‧ren

VerbEdit

begeesteren

  1. (transitive) to animate, to enthuse

InflectionEdit

Inflection of begeesteren (weak, prefixed)
infinitive begeesteren
past singular begeesterde
past participle begeesterd
infinitive begeesteren
gerund begeesteren n
present tense past tense
1st person singular begeester begeesterde
2nd person sing. (jij) begeestert begeesterde
2nd person sing. (u) begeestert begeesterde
2nd person sing. (gij) begeestert begeesterde
3rd person singular begeestert begeesterde
plural begeesteren begeesterden
subjunctive sing.1 begeestere begeesterde
subjunctive plur.1 begeesteren begeesterden
imperative sing. begeester
imperative plur.1 begeestert
participles begeesterend begeesterd
1) Archaic.

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