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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch begrāven, from Old Dutch bigravan, from Proto-Germanic *bigrabaną. Equivalent to be- +‎ graven.

VerbEdit

begraven

  1. (transitive) to bury
    De hond begroef zijn bot net waar zijn voorganger begraven was.
    The dog buried his bone precisely where his predecessor was buried.
InflectionEdit
Inflection of begraven (strong class 6, prefixed)
infinitive begraven
past singular begroef
past participle begraven
infinitive begraven
gerund begraven n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular begraaf begroef
2nd person sing. (jij) begraaft begroef
2nd person sing. (u) begraaft begroef
2nd person sing. (gij) begraaft begroeft
3rd person singular begraaft begroef
plural begraven begroeven
subjunctive sing.1 begrave begroeve
subjunctive plur.1 begraven begroeven
imperative sing. begraaf
imperative plur.1 begraaft
participles begravend begraven
1) Archaic.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Non-lemma forms.

ParticipleEdit

begraven

  1. past participle of begraven
InflectionEdit
Inflection of begraven
uninflected begraven
inflected begraven
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial begraven
indefinite m./f. sing. begraven
n. sing. begraven
plural begraven
definite begraven
partitive begravens

Low GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German begraven, from Old Saxon bigravan, from Proto-Germanic *bigrabaną, equivalent to be- +‎ graven.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

begraven (third-person singular simple present begraavt, past tense begroov, past participle begraven, auxiliary verb wesen)

  1. to bury
    De dode Katt worr in'n Achtergoorn begraven dörch de hele Familie
    The dead cat was buried in the back garden by the whole family

ConjugationEdit


Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch bigravan, from Proto-Germanic *bigrabaną. Equivalent to be- +‎ grāven.

VerbEdit

begrāven

  1. to bury
  2. to delimit (land) with a ditch
  3. to fortify

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • begraven (III)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • begraven”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

past participle of begrava.

AdjectiveEdit

begraven

  1. buried, interred
    här ligger en hund begraven
    there's something strange here

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of begraven
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular begraven
Neuter singular begravet
Plural begravna
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 begravne
All begravna
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.

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