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Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch bigrīpan. Equivalent to be- +‎ gripen.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

begripen

  1. to grab hold of, to grasp
  2. to encompass, to contain
  3. to catch, to apprehend
  4. to reprimand
  5. to undertake, to perform

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • begripen”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • begripen”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

past participle of begripa.

AdjectiveEdit

begripen

  1. understood

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of begripen
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular begripen
Neuter singular begripet
Plural begripna
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 begripne
All begripna
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.