bekwaam

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bəˈkʋaːm/
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  • Hyphenation: be‧kwaam
  • Rhymes: -aːm

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch bequaem, from Proto-Germanic *bi-quēmi-, *bikwemaną. Doublet of bekomen.

AdjectiveEdit

bekwaam (comparative bekwamer, superlative bekwaamst)

  1. capable, competent
InflectionEdit
Inflection of bekwaam
uninflected bekwaam
inflected bekwame
comparative bekwamer
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial bekwaam bekwamer het bekwaamst
het bekwaamste
indefinite m./f. sing. bekwame bekwamere bekwaamste
n. sing. bekwaam bekwamer bekwaamste
plural bekwame bekwamere bekwaamste
definite bekwame bekwamere bekwaamste
partitive bekwaams bekwamers
AntonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

bekwaam

  1. first-person singular present indicative of bekwamen
  2. imperative of bekwamen

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