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DutchEdit

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *bineman, from Proto-Germanic *binemaną. Equivalent to be- +‎ nēmen.

VerbEdit

benēmen

  1. to take away [+dative = from]
  2. to withhold
  3. to cause to end, to stop
  4. to prevent, to hinder

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

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