cloppen

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *cloppōn, probably onomatopoeic. Cognate with German klopfen and kloppen.

VerbEdit

cloppen

  1. to knock, to hit
  2. to knock (on a door)

InflectionEdit

Weak
Infinitive cloppen
3rd sg. past
3rd pl. past
Past participle
Infinitive cloppen
In genitive cloppens
In dative cloppene
Indicative Present Past
1st singular cloppe
2nd singular clops, cloppes
3rd singular clopt, cloppet
1st plural cloppen
2nd plural clopt, cloppet
3rd plural cloppen
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular cloppe
2nd singular clops, cloppes
3rd singular cloppe
1st plural cloppen
2nd plural clopt, cloppet
3rd plural cloppen
Imperative Present
Singular clop, cloppe
Plural clopt, cloppet
Present Past
Participle cloppende

DescendantsEdit

  • Dutch: kloppen
  • Limburgish: klóppe

Further readingEdit