beschieten

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch beschieten. Equivalent to be- +‎ schieten.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bəˈsxitə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: be‧schie‧ten
  • Rhymes: -itən

VerbEdit

beschieten

  1. (transitive) to shoot at, to fire at
    De smokkelaars werden beschoten met pijlen.
    People shot arrows at the smugglers.
  2. (transitive) to cover with planks
    De bouwlui beschoten de wanden in een paar uur.
    The building crew covered the walls with planks in a few hours.
  3. (transitive, intransitive) to cover, to stretch out (over)
  4. (transitive, intransitive, Brabant) to make progress with; to benefit or thrive from; to suffice
  5. (transitive, intransitive, Holland, dialectal) to nap, to doze

InflectionEdit

Inflection of beschieten (strong class 2, prefixed)
infinitive beschieten
past singular beschoot
past participle beschoten
infinitive beschieten
gerund beschieten n
present tense past tense
1st person singular beschiet beschoot
2nd person sing. (jij) beschiet beschoot
2nd person sing. (u) beschiet beschoot
2nd person sing. (gij) beschiet beschoot
3rd person singular beschiet beschoot
plural beschieten beschoten
subjunctive sing.1 beschiete beschote
subjunctive plur.1 beschieten beschoten
imperative sing. beschiet
imperative plur.1 beschiet
participles beschietend beschoten
1) Archaic.

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